Crime and Policing

Detectives investigating an assault in Bowes Road, N11 at 13:30hrs on Friday, 26 June, which has left a man in a critical condition, are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

On 8th July a large police contingent used an armoured truck to break into a fortified site at Crews Hill. Three men are in custody, charged with modern slavery offences, and 11 adult victims are being cared for. A report on the Metropolitan Police website describes how to spot signs of possible modern slavery.

Scams Awareness 2020 finished last week, but the advice handed out during the campaign is useful all year round.

This month's editions of Safer Neighbourhoods News for Palmers Green and Winchmore Hill ward are now available.

In response to a complaint from the Friends of the Lakes Estate Conservation Area about unauthorised tree surgery, an Enfield council officer has written warning against scams operated by rogue tree surgeons - in this case, by a firm called Acacia Tree Surgery.

Four people from Palmers Green have been charged with forced labour offences following an investigation by the Met's Modern Slavery and Child Exploitation unit.

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The May edition of Safer Neighbourhoods News for Palmers Green ward is now available.

This month's editions of Safer Neighbourhoods News for Palmers Green and Winchmore Hill wards are now available.

A Palmers Green resident has been charged with firearms offences after police stopped a taxi in Elvedon Road N13.

Harper Stone Property has been fined £20,000 for breaches of fire regulations which nearly led to loss of lives when a fire broke out four years ago at 268-278 Green Lanes in the centre of Palmers Green.