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London crime: Two dead and three more injured after another weekend of violence

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Two people have died and three more had to be taken to hospital after yet another weekend of violence in London.

Met Police officers were called to incidents across London after three non-fatal stabbings.

There are also two murder investigations now underway.

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In one incident an 86-year-old man died from head injuries in North London, while in Hillingdon, West London, the cardiac arrest of a 28-year-old is being treated as suspicious.

Police also dealt with swastika graffiti near a synagogue, a crackdown on Halloween raves, and a bomb scare at Stansted Airport.

There was a bomb scare at Stansted

This is everything we know so far.

Friday

Met Police were shot at with fireworks as they broke up an illegal rave in Glasshouse Walk, Lambeth on Friday evening (October 29), while fights also broke out amongst the 300 partygoers.

One officer was injured and the crowds were dispersed by 1.20am.

Officers also stopped gatherings at Birkbeck Street, Bethnal Green and Corbetts Lane, Southwark.

Further warrants were carried out in Southwark and Camden with three people arrested and a “quantity” of drugs, knives and other weapons found.

Saturday

Police were called to reports of a fight on North Street, Barking on Saturday (October 30) around 4am to find a man, 33, with a leg injury and a man, 30, with slash injuries.

The 30-year-old was then arrested for suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm, assault on an emergency worker, and possession of Class A drugs.

Later that morning at around 5:30am police were called to a stabbing in Newham, Barking Road.

A 29-year-old man was treated in hospital and discharged, while a 34-year-old was arrested for Grievous Bodily Harm.

At around 10am police were called to Berger Road, near Homerton Overground station where a man, 25, was found with head and facial injuries following a fight.

One witness described seeing “pools of blood”, while police made no arrests at the time.

Stansted Airport was then thrown into chaos after a suspicious package forced an evacuation of the airport on Saturday afternoon, the package was later destroyed in a “controlled explosion” near 5pm.

A man was arrested in connection with the incident.

On Saturday night cops arrested a boy, 16, after reports of swastikas spray painted onto a wall near a synagogue at Belsize Square, Camden at around 7:30pm.

He was arrested on suspicion of religiously aggravated criminal damage and later released, it is not yet clear if he was responsible.

Police were later called to a disturbance in Chelmsford Road, Southgate to find a man, 86, with a fatal head injury around 10pm.

Police arrested a 53-year-old man on suspicion of murder at the scene and launched an investigation.

Sunday

Police were called to Barking again after two men were critically injured, and another sustained a hand injury, after a stabbing on East Street at around 4am Sunday (October 31).

Another murder investigation was launched after the discovery of a body on Sipson Lane, Harlington around 6:15am, the victim died around 7am.

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Police believe the man to be Mohamed Muhiyidin, 28, of Ealing and his death – after suffering a cardiac arrest – is being treated as suspicious.

Last night around 9pm someone was left with potentially life changing injuries after a hit and run in Harrow.

The driver and passenger are believed to have fled before police arrived at the scene.

This weekend detectives also charged a boy, 15, with murder following the fatal stabbing of 18-year-old Kamran Khalid on Harrow Road, Ilford on Thursday (October 28).

Anyone who witnessed any of these crimes has been urged to call 101, and information can be provided to Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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