Metropolitan Police

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Met chief apologises to athlete over stop and search racism row

Met chief apologises to athlete over stop and search racism row

Dame Cressida Dick apologised to Bianca Williams for the “distress” caused by a stop and search after police were accused of racism.

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

‘Predator’ who disguised himself before sexual assault found guilty

‘Predator’ who disguised himself before sexual assault found guilty

“Dangerous” Mark Brown, 30, of Newington Green was found guilty of sexual assault following a trial at Wood Green Crown Court on Friday.

Met Police racism row shows a ‘clash of perceptions’

Met Police racism row shows a ‘clash of perceptions’

Former Metropolitan Police superintendent Leroy Logan said the black community often feel they are "over-policed and unprotected".

Monday, July 6, 2020

Monday, July 6, 2020

Met Police accused of racism in athlete stop and search row

Met Police accused of racism in athlete stop and search row

The Metropolitan Police has defended a stop and search incident after officers were accused of racism by Team GB sprinter Bianca Williams.

Friday, June 26, 2020

Friday, June 26, 2020

Two jailed for 15-second fatal stabbing

Two jailed for 15-second fatal stabbing

Two men have been jailed after 40-year-old Gavin Garraway was stabbed to death in an attack that lasted just 15 seconds in March last year.

Around 140 officers injured in three weeks, says commissioner

Around 140 officers injured in three weeks, says commissioner

The UK’s most senior police officer has said that around 140 of her colleagues have been injured in London in the last three weeks.

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Brixton: 22 police officers injured in street party violence

Brixton: 22 police officers injured in street party violence

Footage on social media showed police vehicles being smashed and officers pelted with bottles and chased during clashes with a large crowd.

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Hackney: Two arrested after video shows 'attack' on police

Hackney: Two arrested after video shows 'attack' on police

Two men, aged 20 and 38, have been arrested on suspicion of assaulting police after footage emerged of an "attack" on two officers.

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Met Police defend taser incident after racism accusations

Met Police defend taser incident after racism accusations

The Metropolitan Police have defended an incident in which an officer Tasered a man, after footage of the scene received criticism online.

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Kate and Gerry McCann ‘hopeful but realistic’ as suspect identified

Kate and Gerry McCann ‘hopeful but realistic’ as suspect identified

Police have identified a German sex offender as a key suspect in the case of missing Madeleine McCann, some 13 years after she disappeared.

Monday, June 1, 2020

Monday, June 1, 2020

Black Lives Matter protesters warned over social distancing

Black Lives Matter protesters warned over social distancing

Chris Hobbs said lockdown was "not the time" to protest after thousands marched across London to demand justice for George Floyd.

Friday, May 8, 2020

Friday, May 8, 2020

Police appeal to identify men in connection to sexual offences

Police appeal to identify men in connection to sexual offences

The Metropolitan Police have released images of men they would like to speak to in connection to a series of unrelated incidents.

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Extremist admits terrorism and explosive offences

Extremist admits terrorism and explosive offences

Filip Golon Bednarczyk, 25, pleaded guilty to having explosives and a collection of instructions on how to make homemade bombs.

Monday, May 4, 2020

Monday, May 4, 2020

Police appeal to identify fraudsters who conned victim out of £100k

Police appeal to identify fraudsters who conned victim out of £100k

The Met Police have released E-fit images to help identify two men involved in a fraud that cost its victim more than £100,000 of savings.

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Met Police warn against breaking lockdown for NHS clap

Met Police warn against breaking lockdown for NHS clap

The Met has said those who flout social distancing rules to show their appreciation of the NHS will be asked to return home.

Man arrested after two toddlers stabbed to death in Ilford

Man arrested after two toddlers stabbed to death in Ilford

A 40-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 19-month-old and a three-year-old were stabbed to death in east London.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

NHS worker stabbed to death days before father’s funeral

NHS worker stabbed to death days before father’s funeral

NHS worker David Gomoh was stabbed multiple times in a “ferocious assault” shortly after his father died from an illness linked to Covid-19.

Monday, April 27, 2020

Monday, April 27, 2020

‘Horrifying’: Toddler and three-year-old stabbed to death

‘Horrifying’: Toddler and three-year-old stabbed to death

A one-year-old girl and a three-year-old boy have been stabbed to death in an east London property, the Metropolitan Police have said.

Friday, April 17, 2020

Friday, April 17, 2020

Journalist condemns coronavirus ‘police state’ after filming row

Journalist condemns coronavirus ‘police state’ after filming row

Michael Segalov has filed a complaint against the Met Police after he was “aggressively stopped” from filming amid coronavirus lockdown. 

Monday, April 13, 2020

Monday, April 13, 2020

Criticism of police ‘demoralising and insulting’, says ex-officer

Criticism of police ‘demoralising and insulting’, says ex-officer

Chris Hobbs hit out at the press as well as social media users for "abuse" against officers grappling with Covid-19 lockdown rules.

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Jail for thief who stole coronavirus face masks

Jail for thief who stole coronavirus face masks

Lerun Hussain, 34, was handed the 12 week jail term for stealing three surgical masks from King’s College Hospital in London.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Man jailed for coronavirus cough against police officer

Man jailed for coronavirus cough against police officer

Michael Gray, 41, coughed at and threatened to spit on two officers, saying he hoped they got coronavirus and passed it onto their children.

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Coronavirus: Man jailed for coughing on police officer

Coronavirus: Man jailed for coughing on police officer

Adam Lewis, 55, was jailed for six months in what is thought to be London’s first jail term for a Covid-19 related incident involving a PC.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Police chief: ‘We’re asking for common sense’

Police chief: ‘We’re asking for common sense’

Ken Marsh has denied that officers are checking that shopping bags contain only “essential items” amid the coronavirus lockdown.

Friday, March 27, 2020

Friday, March 27, 2020

Police chief: We will arrest lockdown rule breakers if necessary

Police chief: We will arrest lockdown rule breakers if necessary

Met Police Federation chairman Ken Marsh told talkRADIO that if people are not “sensible”, officers will enforce new powers to arrest them.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Two jailed for ‘horrific spate’ of armed robberies

Two jailed for ‘horrific spate’ of armed robberies

Two men have been jailed for carrying out a string of armed robberies at convenience stores and betting shops in and around London.

‘It’s not a holiday’: Police tackle lockdown rule breakers

‘It’s not a holiday’: Police tackle lockdown rule breakers

Officers in London's Shepherd's Bush disperse sunbathers following the government's coronavirus lockdown.

Friday, March 13, 2020

Friday, March 13, 2020

Murderer yelled ‘F*** the Queen’ as he was sentenced for life

Murderer yelled ‘F*** the Queen’ as he was sentenced for life

Shemar Dawes, 19, was convicted of murdering Lord Promise Nkenda in an attack that saw the victim mown down by a BNW and stabbed 15 times.

Friday, February 21, 2020

Friday, February 21, 2020

Islamic State supporter admits plot to blow up St Paul’s Cathedral

Islamic State supporter admits plot to blow up St Paul’s Cathedral

A 36-year-old woman who supports the Islamic State has pleaded guilty to two terror offences at the Old Bailey.

Friday, January 31, 2020

Friday, January 31, 2020

Three jailed for armed raid on rival gang’s cannabis factory

Three jailed for armed raid on rival gang’s cannabis factory

Azen Dajci, 25, Fabion Kuci, 27, and Ardi Sheta, 19, were jailed for a total of more than 15 years for aggravated burglary.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Cyber fraudster who ‘never worked a day in his life’ jailed

Cyber fraudster who ‘never worked a day in his life’ jailed

Dan Aiyegbusi, 23, posted videos online flashing the cash he had laundered by colluding with UK and international organised hackers.

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".

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