Tag: Crime

  • Dine and dash – the new shoplifting?

    A Welsh couple have been jailed for a string of “dine and dash” offences, walking out of restaurants without paying bills that totalled nearly £1,200. Bernard McDonagh, 41, and his wife Ann McDonagh, 39, went viral last month after CCTV showed them failing to pay at a Swansea restaurant. The couple, from Port Talbot, ordered “lavishly”…

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  • Mohamed Amra: manhunt underway for escaped French prisoner ‘The Fly’

    French President Emmanuel Macron has vowed to do everything possible to find the perpetrators of an attack on a prison van that killed two prison officers and freed an inmate.Stills from CCTV footage revealed the “violence that was unleashed” at a tollbooth in Normandy yesterday morning, said Le Monde. Mohamed Amra, nicknamed “La Mouche” (“The…

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  • Sydney mall attacker may have targeted women

    Police investigating the fatal stabbings of six people at a Sydney shopping centre are exploring whether the attacker specifically targeted women.Joel Cauchi fatally stabbed five women and a male security guard with a long blade during the “rampage” at the busy Westfield Bondi Junction complex on Saturday, said BBC News. A further 12 people were…

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  • ‘Unexpected’ bodies found in search for suspected Clapham attacker Abdul Ezedi

    Two bodies have been pulled from the Thames in the search for Abdul Ezedi, who is suspected of attacking a woman and her children with a chemical substance in Clapham last week.The last known CCTV footage of the suspect showed him “leaning over the railings” on Chelsea Bridge, a Metropolitan Police spokesperson said.The two bodies…

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  • Constance Marten and Mark Gordon trial: what the jury has heard

    A London taxi driver has told the Old Bailey he had “an uneasy feeling” about Constance Marten and Mark Gordon while giving them a lift in the middle of the night.Marten, 36, and Gordon, 49, are accused of the manslaughter by gross negligence of their baby Victoria, whose body was discovered in March 2023 after…

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