29/04/2011

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Man Arrested Following Enfield Murder

Detectives have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man in Enfield. Police were called to an address in Southbury Avenue, Enfield, shortly after 11.30pm on Sunday 24 April. On arrival, officers forced entry to the property and discovered a man suffering multiple stab wounds. London Ambulance Service were called and the man was pronounced dead at the scene. He has been identified as Paulo Lutumba, 25, of the Andover Estate, north London. A post-mortem examination at Haringey Mortuary gave cause of death as a stab wound to the heart. A 28-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder - he remains in custody at an east London police station. Enquiries continue.

Appeal Launched Following Homophobic Assault

The Community Safety Unit from Lambeth Borough Police is investigating a homophobic assault that took place on Easter Monday. The incident took place outside Sainsbury's supermarket on Clapham High Street in Clapham, south west London around 12.30am. The victim, a 25 year old man from east London, and his partner became involved in an argument with a male who then punched the victim in the face and ran off, followed by the victim's partner into Bedford Road and was lost in the Solon Estate. The suspect is described as white, aged approximately 30-40 years, with a shaved head and a dark top. The victim was later treated in hospital for minor injuries and released. Police would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed this assault or may know the identity of the alleged assailant.

Five More Charges Following Disorder

A further five people have been charged with offences following the disorder during the student protests in central London on December 9 2010. Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Service's Operation Malone team have charged a number of people with violent disorder. They include Colin Goff, 23, of Upper Elmers End Road, Beckenham, Kent, BR3, and Steven Catchpole, 19, of Summerwood Road, Isleworth, TW7. Both are due to attend City of Westminster Magistrates Court on 9 June 2011. Two 16-year-old males and a 17-year-old male are also charged with violent disorder and will appear at City of Westminster Magistrates court on 24 May 2011. A 15-year-old male and a 16-year-old male both received final warnings for violent disorder.

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