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Monday, July 13, 2020

A judge is to consider what to do if witnesses refuse to answer questions about investigations into murders committed by a Barking serial killer.

More than 9,000 people have been targeted by “sextortion” scammers threatening to reveal intimate images of their victims in the first weeks of the lockdown, new figures reveal.

The MPs for Dartford and Gravesham have joined forces with 14 other Kent Members of Parliament to demand instant jail sentences for people who cough or spit at any emergency worker.

Five people have been charged after detectives seized £2million worth of cocaine.

Five people have been arrested following a shooting incident in Greenhithe at the weekend.

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was shot in Greenhithe.

The family of a woman who “effectively starved to death” while in psychiatric care have won a High Court fight for a new inquest into her death.

Detectives investigating the attempted murder of a man in Shorne, Gravesend are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

A shooting in Shorne is being treated by police as an attempted murder.

Two camera images have been released by police following a brawl in Dartford at the weekend.

A drug dealer whose car hit three others and injured a teenager has been jailed for four and a half years.

Detectives who launched a murder investigation in Northfleet earlier today have arrested a man in Essex.

A murder investigation has been launched after a man appeared to be stabbed in Northfleet.

A gang of violent thieves has been jailed following a series of robberies targeting Dartford shops.

The police in Gravesend have issued an image of a man they wish to speak with after the report of a rape attack last year.

Police are seeking witnesses to a robbery at Greenhithe railway station on New Year’s Day.

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to after a teenager was assaulted in Gravesend.

Police in Gravesend are warning people to be aware that fraudsters pretending to be police officers have been operating in the town.

Police are asking residents to review their CCTV after a number of vehicles were damaged in Hamerton Road, Railway Street and Station Road in Northfleet.

A man who sexually attacked a woman walking home in Gravesend has been jailed.

Witnesses to a serious assault at a McDonald’s restaurant in Gravesend last night are being encouraged to come forward.

Police have carried out a series of raids, including addresses in Dartford, Bexley, and Bromley, and made eight arrests.

A vicious thug who filmed himself carrying out a sickening attack on a helpless man has been jailed for six years and nine months.

The inquest into the deaths of four men murdered by Barking serial killer Stephen Port will be heard by a jury.

A Dartford man has been jailed for taking, making and sharing indecent pictures of children.

A taxi driver from New Ash Green who murdered his former partner Sarah Wellgreen and then hid her body has been jailed for life.

The former lover of missing mother-of-five Sarah Wellgreen has been found guilty of her murder, more than a year after she was last seen alive.

Three county lines drug dealers, including two from Gravesend, have been locked up.

Thunderstorms, heavy rain and flash flooding is expected to bring travel disruption across London today (Monday, October 14).

A man accused of murdering his missing ex-partner asked for his phone back from police just moments after “reluctantly” handing it over, a court has heard.

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