Metropolitan Police

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Police appeal to find mother of abandoned Baby Edward

Police appeal to find mother of abandoned Baby Edward

Police say they are “increasingly concerned” for the welfare of the mother after a newborn was found on a doorstep in Hackney.

Monday, January 27, 2020

Monday, January 27, 2020

London religious group filmed preaching anti-gay insults

London religious group filmed preaching anti-gay insults

Police are facing calls to act after a religious group were filmed publically condemning women as “wicked” and gay people as “f****ts”.

Friday, January 24, 2020

Friday, January 24, 2020

Police identify three men stabbed to death in Ilford

Police identify three men stabbed to death in Ilford

Narinder Singh Lubhaya, 29, Harinder Kumar, 30, and 37-year-old Malkit Singh Dhillon died after a “disturbance” on Sunday.

Muhammad Rodwan jailed for machete attack on PC Stuart Outten

Muhammad Rodwan jailed for machete attack on PC Stuart Outten

Muhammad Rodwan has been jailed for 16 years with a further three years on extended licence at the Old Bailey for a “brutal and shocking” machete attack on PC Stuart Outten.

Monday, January 20, 2020

Monday, January 20, 2020

Police appeal for identities after football match brawl

Police appeal for identities after football match brawl

Officers want help in identifying eight men linked to an incident a Crystal Palace v Aston Villa match on August 31 last year.

Teenagers who ‘fist bumped’ after fatal stabbing convicted

Teenagers who ‘fist bumped’ after fatal stabbing convicted

William Haines, 18, and a 17-year-old have been found guilty of the "savage and callous attack" that killed 18-year-old Yusuf Mohamed.

Two arrested after three men stabbed to death in East London

Two arrested after three men stabbed to death in East London

A 29-year-old man and a 39-year-old man have been arrested after three men were killed last night, having suffered apparent stab wounds.

Friday, January 17, 2020

Friday, January 17, 2020

Man jailed for ‘terrifying’ smash-and-grab jewellery store robbery

Man jailed for ‘terrifying’ smash-and-grab jewellery store robbery

Ben Wegener, 34, was handed a 10 year jail term after he and two others smashed through a London jewellery shop window in a Range Rover.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

‘Predator’ who murdered a retired midwife jailed for life

‘Predator’ who murdered a retired midwife jailed for life

Aaron Fyle, 29, murdered 74-year-old Eulin Hastings on January 10 2017 before being pursued by police in a dramatic rooftop chase.

Friday, January 10, 2020

Friday, January 10, 2020

‘Opportunistic and violent’ street robber convicted of murder

‘Opportunistic and violent’ street robber convicted of murder

Shackim Purnell-Taylor, 19, stabbed 22-year-old Leo Marcus six times with a kitchen knife after stealing his rucksack and bike.

Woman jailed for posing as teenage boy to sexually assault girls

Woman jailed for posing as teenage boy to sexually assault girls

Gemma Watts, 21, has been jailed for eight years after posing as 16-year-old "Jake Waton" to sexually assault girls as young as 13.

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Robber caught on CCTV in £20k jewellery store raid

Robber caught on CCTV in £20k jewellery store raid

Andrew Elliott and two accomplices ransacked a north London jeweller and managed to escape, despite getting locked in by the security door.

Monday, December 30, 2019

Monday, December 30, 2019

‘The biscuits were out of date’ - Police reveal 2019 hoax 999 calls

‘The biscuits were out of date’ - Police reveal 2019 hoax 999 calls

The Met Police has shared some of the 22,000 time-wasting 999 calls it received this year, including a woman with the wrong chip shop order.

Friday, December 27, 2019

Friday, December 27, 2019

Cressida Dick to co-operate with probe into paedophile ring inquiry

Cressida Dick to co-operate with probe into paedophile ring inquiry

Her role in the botched Operation Midland is being investigated following a complaint by a member of the public.

Friday, December 13, 2019

Friday, December 13, 2019

Love Island presenter Caroline Flack charged with assault

Love Island presenter Caroline Flack charged with assault

The 40-year-old was arrested after an incident at an Islington address around 5.25am, in which police and paramedics attended.

Monday, December 9, 2019

Monday, December 9, 2019

Five guilty of murder after gun and knife 'postcode rivalry' attack

Five guilty of murder after gun and knife 'postcode rivalry' attack

A 19-year-old man was stabbed to death and a 20-year-old suffered life changing injuries after being shot and stabbed in the violent attack.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Man jailed for fatal 90mph Brixton hit and run

Man jailed for fatal 90mph Brixton hit and run

A man has been jailed after fatally hitting a 24-year-old pedestrian while driving at 90mph in a 30mph zone.

Three guilty of murdering man mistaken for gang member

Three guilty of murdering man mistaken for gang member

Two men and a teenage boy have been convicted of murder after they shot a man they mistakenly thought was a member of a rival gang.

Friday, November 29, 2019

Friday, November 29, 2019

Harvey Proctor to receive £900k police payout over Carl Beech case

Harvey Proctor to receive £900k police payout over Carl Beech case

Harvey Proctor will receive compensation from Scotland Yard after his home was raided following claims he was part of a paedophile ring.

Appeal to identify men involved in football match brawl

Appeal to identify men involved in football match brawl

Police are looking for men linked to a fight that broke out before a Tottenham Hotspur match in which groups threw glass bottles and bricks.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Met Police 'golden girl' spared jail over child abuse video

Met Police 'golden girl' spared jail over child abuse video

Novlett Robyn Williams has been sentenced to 200 hours community service for possessing a child abuse video sent to her phone by her sister.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Met Police arrest 17 in human trafficking raids

Met Police arrest 17 in human trafficking raids

The force said it recovered 29 potential human trafficking victims in searches of London addresses that led to 17 arrests this morning.

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Police appeal one year after burglary led to death of war veteran

Police appeal one year after burglary led to death of war veteran

The Met Police have issued a fresh appeal for information to mark one year since a 98-year-old veteran died after a "violent" burglary.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Extinction Rebellion: £37m spent policing our protests 'a bargain'

Extinction Rebellion: £37m spent policing our protests 'a bargain'

The climate change group said the £37 million Scotland Yard have spent policing their protests this year was a "bargain".

Two-week Extinction Rebellion protests cost police £21 million

Two-week Extinction Rebellion protests cost police £21 million

Policing a climate change protest - which began on October 7 - cost Scotland Yard £21 million, a bill set to rise by several million pounds.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Green Party MEP arrested at climate protest was 'defending rights'

Green Party MEP arrested at climate protest was 'defending rights'

Ellie Chowns was arrested for attending Extinction Rebellion protests after police imposed a ban on action across London.

Friday, October 11, 2019

Friday, October 11, 2019

Sadiq Khan ‘devastated’ by two teenage knife deaths within hours

Sadiq Khan ‘devastated’ by two teenage knife deaths within hours

The Metropolitan police dealt with two separate knife crime incidents that left a 15 and 18-year-old dead within five hours of each other.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Police seize '80 tonnes' of Extinction Rebellion equipment

Police seize '80 tonnes' of Extinction Rebellion equipment

DAC Laurence Taylor tells talkRADIO the Extinction Rebellion protest activity is now "unlawful" as the number of arrests surpasses 500.

Friday, October 4, 2019

Friday, October 4, 2019

Priti Patel demands review after report into Carl Beech case

Priti Patel demands review after report into Carl Beech case

The Home Secretary has requested another review into the Metropolitan Police's investigation into false Westminster paedophile claims.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Met Police and Facebook unite to fight live streaming of terrorism

Met Police and Facebook unite to fight live streaming of terrorism

The Metropolitan Police is working with Facebook to improve the site's ability to detect and remove videos of terrorist attacks.

Police appeal after officer assaulted at Tommy Robinson rally

Police appeal after officer assaulted at Tommy Robinson rally

The Metropolitan Police have release images of a man they wish to speak to after an assault on a police officer at a Tommy Robinson protest.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Police officer jailed for downloading porn on grieving father’s TV

Police officer jailed for downloading porn on grieving father’s TV

PC Maharaj used a grieving father's TV account to download adult videos while guarding the body of a 14-year-old boy found hanged.

Friday, August 9, 2019

Friday, August 9, 2019

Police officer attacked with machete named as PC Stuart Outten

Police officer attacked with machete named as PC Stuart Outten

The family of 28-year-old PC Outten said they are "incredibly proud" of the bravery he showed after he was stabbed with a machete.

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

‘Catastrophic’ failures in counter terrorism intelligence

'Catastrophic’ failures in counter terrorism intelligence

Former Met Police Chief Superintendent Dal Babu said police play a 'very small part in terrorism'

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Police medic attacked at Tommy Robinson protest

Police medic attacked at Tommy Robinson protest

The Metropolitan Police are looking to speak to two men in connection with an assault on a police medic during a Tommy Robinson protest.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Four injured in south London gas explosion

Four injured in south London gas explosion

Authorities are investigating the scene in Garratt Lane, Wandsworth where four people were injured in a suspected gas explosion.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Police acted 'unlawfully' in Carl Beech case, says former judge

Police acted 'unlawfully' in Carl Beech case, says former judge

An ex-High Court judge said he believes police officers acted "unlawfully" to obtain search warrants for the homes of alleged abusers.

Monday, June 24, 2019

Monday, June 24, 2019

Most Tory voters do not think Boris should explain flat disturbance

Most Tory voters do not think Boris should explain flat disturbance

Most Tory voters do not think Boris should explain flat disturbance

The majority (64 per cent) of Conservative voters do not think Boris Johnson should answer questions about a disturbance at his flat, a survey has found.

Dawn Butler defends Boris Johnson's neighbour's call to police

Dawn Butler defends Boris Johnson's neighbour's call to police

Dawn Butler defends Boris Johnson's neighbour's call to police

Dawn Butler has come to the defence of Boris Johnson's neighbours, who called the police after a row broke out at the politician's home.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

London suffers fifth killing in six days after triple stabbing

Fifth man killed in London in six days after triple stabbing

Fifth man killed in London in six days after triple stabbing

A man has died following a triple stabbing in north London - the fifth killing in the capital in six days.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Use of stop and search up 400 per cent in London

Use of stop and search up 400 per cent in London

Use of stop and search up 400 per cent in London

The number of stop and searches under enhanced police powers has increased by 423 per cent in a year in London.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Suspected unexploded device revealed to be giant bauble

Suspected 'unexploded device' found to be giant bauble

Suspected 'unexploded device' found to be giant bauble

The Metropolitan Police have revealed that a suspected unexploded device, which washed up on shore in east London, was actually a "giant glittery Christmas bauble".

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Two jailed over knife-point robbery and child abuse images

Two jailed over knife-point robbery and child abuse images

Two jailed over knife-point robbery and child abuse images

Two men were jailed on Tuesday for committing a knife-point robbery against a woman and her teenage daughter.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Gang jailed for 43 years over £10m fraud

Gang jailed for 43 years over £10m fraud

Seven fraudsters have been jailed for a total of more than 43 years for hacking into email accounts to steal more than £10million pounds from victims in the UK and abroad.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

CCTV facial recognition ‘is a threat to freedom’

CCTV facial recognition ‘is a threat to freedom’

CCTV facial recognition ‘is a threat to freedom’

The legal officer of Big Brother Watch has described facial recognition software being used by police as “a threat to freedom”.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Second arrest made after bodies 'found in freezer'

Second arrest made after bodies 'found in freezer'

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after the bodies of two women were reportedly discovered in a freezer by police.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Climate change activists to ‘voluntarily end’ London protests

Climate change activists to ‘voluntarily end’ London protests

Climate change activists to ‘voluntarily end’ London protests

Climate change activists will end their demonstrations in central London after days of protests.

Police not investigating ‘serious crimes’ due to budget cuts

Police not investigating ‘serious crimes’ due to budget cuts

Police not investigating ‘serious crimes’ due to budget cuts

Peter Bleksley, a former Metropolitan Police Detective, has said that “serious crimes” are not being investigated, suggesting that instead people needed to “protect” themselves.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Police

Police chair defends dancing officers: ‘Cut them some slack’

Police chair defends dancing officers: ‘Cut them some slack’

The chair of the Met Police Federation has supported the actions of officers who danced at climate change protests in London this week.

Rogue traders jailed after scamming elderly victims

Rogue traders jailed after scamming elderly victims

Rogue traders jailed after scamming elderly victims

Two rogue traders have been jailed after scamming elderly victims into paying for unnecessary repairs.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Man found guilty of attacking four officers after fake 999 call

Student guilty of knife attack on police after fake 999 call

Student guilty of knife attack on police after fake 999 call

A university drop-out has been found guilty of a knife attack on four police officers after they responded to a fake 999 call. 

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Extinction Rebellion: 113 arrests amid climate change protest

Extinction Rebellion: 113 arrests amid climate change protest

Extinction Rebellion: 113 arrests amid climate change protest

More than 100 people have been arrested in London as police deal with continuing climate change protests, Scotland Yard said.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Monday, April 15, 2019

Man charged over Grenfell tower effigy video

Man charged over Grenfell tower effigy video

Man charged over Grenfell tower effigy video

A 46-year-old man has been charged after a video showing an effigy of the Grenfell Tower being burned was posted online.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Assange pleads not guilty to failing to surrender to custody

Assange pleads not guilty to failing to surrender to custody

Assange pleads not guilty to failing to surrender to custody

Julian Assange has pleaded not guilty to a charge at Westminster Magistrates' Court that he failed to surrender to custody as required for an extradition order to Sweden.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Man who plotted to bomb mosque to be sentenced

Mosque bomb plotter to be sentenced

Mosque bomb plotter to be sentenced

A man who hoarded fireworks in a plot to bomb a mosque in south London will be jailed later today.

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