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Woman stabbed on housing estate

Police, paramedics and London's Air Ambulance attended the scene Credit: MPS Barking and Dagenham/Twitter

A woman was airlifted to hospital after being stabbed on a housing estate.

The 20-year-old received superficial injuries following the incident in Dagenham, east London on August 27. She has since been discharged.

Police officers and paramedics attended the scene, along with the London Air Ambulance.

An 18-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of GBH and remains in custody.


Man's body pulled from the Thames

The body was recovered from near Barnes Bridge. Credit: Google Street View

A man's body has been recovered from the Thames.

Police officers were called to near Barnes Bridge in the early hours of August 28.

The family of a missing 76-year-old man, Oswald Henderson Mapp, have been informed but formal identification is yet to be carried out.

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