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CCTV has been released of a man police want to speak to after a 19-year-old man was raped in a nightclub toilet in Kingston-upon-Thames.

Police have released a CCTV still of the man wanted after a gunpoint robbery at Charlton Lido in July (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

The moment a man walked in to Charlton Lido with a gun to commit an armed robbery has been released by police who want to track down the suspect.

The man was found with a stab wound and bite marks on Wanstead Flats (Picture: PA Images/Stefan Rousseau)

Two teenage girls have been arrested after a man was found stabbed and bitten on Wanstead Flats by firefighters called to put out a grass fire.

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Perhaps the robber thought London Fashion Week had come early? (Photo by Nicky J Sims/Getty Images)

A man who disguised himself with make-up before he held up travel agents with a gun has been found guilty of robbery.

Yesterday, 19:53
The brutal attack occurred on this quiet avenue in Mitcham [Photograph from Google StreetView]

Police are hunting for four thugs who stabbed a young man in the back in Mitcham.

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Yesterday, 19:38
Karlton Burton and Javauntee Campbell were sentenced at the Old Bailey today

A teenager has been sentenced to life imprisonment for his role in the murder of Queen’s Market trader Rashid Naeem.

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Sunday, September 14, 2014
The man was found seriously injured in Meridian Avenue, close to the Pickett Flyover (Picture: Google Streetview)

A man was found lying in the middle of the road with multiple injuries in the early hours of Saturday morning in a suspected hit and run in Enfield.

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Friday, September 12, 2014
The man was slashed in the face at Stratford station on Tuesday (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)

A man was slashed in the face in a ‘sustained attack’ on a busy train and Tube platform at Stratford station on Tuesday lunchtime.

Friday, September 12, 2014
Sabrina Moss was killed as she celebrated her 24th birthday

Three men have been jailed for life this afternoon for gunning down an innocent mother as she celebrated her 24th birthday in Kilburn.

Friday, September 12, 2014
The woman was attacked and raped in Nutcroft Road, Southwark, in the early hours of Tuesday morning (Picture: Google Streetview)

A woman was raped in a ‘terrifying ordeal’ in an alleyway in Southwark as she walked home in the early hours oF Tuesday morning.

Friday, September 12, 2014
Patrick Healy was convicted on five counts of rape and one each of sexual assault, false imprisonment, common assault, and threats to kill. [Photograph from the Metropolitan Police]

A man who took a woman hostage and threatened to kill her before raping her five times has been jailed for 14 years.

Thursday, September 11, 2014
The gunshots were heard in Langdale Close, Dagenham (Picture: Google Streetview)

Detectives from the Met’s Trident Gang Crime Command are appealing for witnesses and information after shots were fired in a residential street in Dagenham

Thursday, September 11, 2014
Thirteen people are arrested in the co-ordinated dawn raids [Photograph from British Transport Police]

Today police swooped in the gangsters who buy smartphones stolen from unsuspecting commuters on trains - and busted thirteen of them.

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Thursday, September 11, 2014
The incident took place on a playground on Silvertown's Drew Road [Photograph from Google StreetView]

A black man was beaten unconscious in a racist assault after he asked two men in a children’s playground to keep the noise down.

Thursday, September 11, 2014
Northwick Avenue in Wembley (Pic credit: Google Streetview)

A house in Wembley which was being used as a brothel by 15 prostitutes has been closed down - but only for three months.

Thursday, September 11, 2014
Alice went missing from her home in Hanwell two weeks ago

Two weeks on from the disappearance of Alice Gross police made a renewed bid to trace the missing 14-year-old from Hanwell.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
The woman was found dead in a property in Green Lanes, Hackney, yesterday afternoon (Picture: Google Streetview)

Police in Stoke Newington are investigating the ‘unexplained’ death of a woman whose body was found in a property yesterday.

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Forensics officers at the scene in Shepperton Road Pic: John Stillwell/PA Wire

A man who was killed by police in Islington on Friday was hit by two bullets fired by the same officer.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
A female jogger was one of the women attacked in Brockwell Park (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Police are trying to trace three young boys in connection with sexual assaults on a jogger and a teenage girl in Brockwell Park in south London.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
London Ambulance Service were called to an address on this suburban street [Photograph from Google StreetView]

Police are investigating the suspicious death of a five-month-old baby in south London today.

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

A Haringey parking warden is in a “serious but stable” condition in hospital after being attacked in broad daylight with a blunt object yesterday.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
The case is being heard at the Old Bailey (Photo by Bruno Vincent/Getty Images)

A 15-year-old girl was pinned down and raped in a dark alley as punishment for “snitching” on a female Willesden teenager, the Old Bailey heard.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
A 25-year-old man arrested over the disappearance of Alice Gross has been bailed

A man arrested on suspicion of murder in the case of the missing schoolgirl Alice Gross in Ealing has been bailed by police.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Essex Police believe the incident was a case of mistaken identity (Picture: Essex Police/PA Wire


Shocking pictures of the horrific injuries an innocent man suffered in a mistaken identity acid attack have been released as police search for the suspects behind it.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Archie Reed, who works at a currency consultancy, was cleared of all charges [Photograph by Alex Diaz /PA Wire]

A ‘baby-faced’ former public schoolboy has been cleared of sexually assaulting an ex-classmate after a boozy night out.

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Monday, September 8, 2014
Connor Huntley was attacked with a hammer while he slept (Picture: Kent Police)

A Christian who battered his cross-dressing gay teenage flatmate in his sleep and left a claw hammer embedded in his brain has been sent to a high security hospital after being found guilty of attempted murder.

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Monday, September 8, 2014
The incident took place outside the Cardinal Wolsey pub in Hampton Court (Picture: Google Streetview)

A 53-year-old man was killed in ‘suspicious’ circumstances after being hit by a van outside a pub in Hampton Court last night say police, who have arrested three men.

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Sunday, September 7, 2014
A post-mortem at Great Ormond Street could not reveal the cause of the boy's death (Photo by Peter MacDiarmid/Getty Images)

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a baby in Haringey borough.

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Sunday, September 7, 2014
Alice had been unwell before her disappearance on August 28. Now two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Police hunting for missing teenager Alice Gross have arrested a man on suspicion of murder - but there is still hope that she may be alive.

Metropolitan Police
Friday, September 5, 2014
The sickening attack occurred in Hackney's Rowley Gardens [Photograph from Google StreetView]

Police are appealing for information after robbers held a knife to a nine-year old girl’s throat in Woodberry Down.

Friday, September 5, 2014
Police want to speak to this man in connection with the attempted robbery in Archway

A thug who attacked a female shop worker in Archway is being hunted by police.

Friday, September 5, 2014
The children found a gun in the bush in Mottingham, south-east London (Pic: Illustration only)

A mother watched in horror as a three-year-old toddler pointed a gun at a group of children after finding the discarded weapon in a bush.

Friday, September 5, 2014
The woman killed in Edmonton yesterday has been named by police as 82-year-old Palmira Silva, say police

The woman ‘beheaded’ in her own back garden in a shocking attack in Edmonton has been named as 82-year-old widow Palmira Silva.

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Friday, September 5, 2014
Forensics officers at the scene in Shepperton Road Pic: John Stillwell/PA Wire

A 40-year-old man has been shot dead by police in Islington after threatening a woman with a knife late last night.

Thursday, September 4, 2014
Police on Nightingale Road, Edmonton, north London where a woman was beheaded in a back garden (John Stillwell/PA Wire)

Neighbours who were told to ‘drop everything’ and leave their houses immediately after a man wielding a machete went on a rampage around Edmonton have told of their harrowing experience.

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A 25-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder in the investigation into missing Hanwell teenager Alice Gross will face no further action, say police.


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Monday, September 1, 2014
Do you really need an explanation for that?! (Pic by Serena Marinelli)

If you’ve ever seen an Italian movie, you would probably know how important body language is in the culture.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Don't waste any of your harvest

If you are now inundated with ripe tomatoes, juicy green beans, berries and herbs, don’t leave them to go stringy or mouldy because the freezer can go a long way to making your crops last well into winter.

Friday, August 22, 2014
It turns out painting is the perfect thing to do in bars

I’m somewhat of a casual, lazy and very much amateur painter and after a busy day at work, the prospect of getting all my brushes, acrylics, water and other faff out is far from appealing.


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