Tag Archives: South Norwood Country Park

Teenager charged on six counts over South Norwood attacks

A 16-year-old boy was yesterday bailed to appear at Camberwell Magistrates Court in September after pleading not guilty to three charges of sexual assault, two counts of theft and one of attempted robbery. The boy was arrested on Monday in … Continue reading

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South Norwood park attacks: police announce second arrest

Police have made another arrest in their on-going investigation into a series of attacks and sexual assaults on women in South Norwood Country Park over the last two months. According to a statement from the Metropolitan Police issued overnight, a … Continue reading

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Big turn-out for Country Park walk, while Met waits in the car

At barely 24 hours’ notice, the people turned out in force yesterday to “reclaim our park”, following the series of sexual assaults and daylight robberies in South Norwood Country Park. A Metropolitan Police inspector was there, too, but he chose … Continue reading

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Reclaim the Country Park! Tourist Board stages group walk

The community-minded South Norwood Tourist Board is staging a group walk tomorrow, declaring their aim to: “Reclaim the Country Park!” As Inside Croydon reported yesterday, there have been six assaults on women in South Norwood Country Park in the past … Continue reading

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Women advised to be ‘vigilant’ after park attacker sighted again

Concerned residents and community groups have asked women to avoid walking on their own in South Norwood Country Park until the local police are able to confirm that they have arrested and charged a man wanted for six assaults, four … Continue reading

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Bird-watchers are on the look-out in annual species count

JOHN BIRKETT, of the RSPB Croydon group, spotted his first swallow of the summer at the weekend. He’s now preparing himself for a very long day on Thursday. Here, he explains why. Photos by JOHN FLYNN This month sees the … Continue reading

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Dawn Chorus Walk, South Norwood Country Park, May 12

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