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Two women were attacked and made hostages in their own home in a terrifying raid on their Hampstead Garden Suburb house.

One of the men can be seen with a shotgun

This is the terrifying moment a masked gang armed with a shotgun and crowbars broke into a house in Gidea Park – after pulling up in a Porsche.

Yesterday, 16:27
Police want to speak this woman after a child was kicked repeatedly (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

Police are hunting for a woman who was seen hurting a young boy in a shop in Wood Green on Saturday February 28.

Scotland Yard
Yesterday, 12:07
Antisemitic crimes have more than doubled in London over the past year (Picture: Getty)

The number of antisemitic hate crimes - including assault, harassment and arson - has more than doubled in London in the space of a year.

Yesterday, 08:08
Sebastian Szerer, a senior employee at a hotel, raped a man who came for a job interview (Picture: Met Police)

The former head housekeeper has been jailed for ‘luring’ a man, 25, to a fake interview before raping him in the locked suite of a luxury Westminster hotel.

Wed, 17:36
Walkers have been urged to report any suspicious activity in the area (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

People are being warned to be vigilant on Hackney Marshes after three women were stalked and hurt in what police believe were sexually-motivated attacks.

Scotland Yard
Wed, 08:57
A woman'’s body was discovered at a hostel in Perryn Road, Acton

A woman’s body was found at a hostel for vulnerable people in Acton and a man has been charged with her murder, police said.

Scotland Yard
Wed, 07:53
Police want to identify this woman after she was caught on CCTV acting suspiciously in Westminster (Picture: Met Police)

A ‘suspicious’ woman twice tried to get into a ‘highly restricted area’ in Westminster and police think she then left two large knives behind, wrapped in her scarf.

Scotland Yard
Tue, 07:50
Police would like to speak to this man (Picture: Met Police)

A predator sexually assaulted a 17-year-old girl in broad daylight as she waited for a bus on Brixton Road, police said.

Mon, 18:22
Police would like to speak to this man (Picture: British Transport Police)

A 63-year-old was left with a bleeding nose and spit on his face after an argument with a man he bumped into on a Baker Street Tube station escalator, British Transport Police (BTP) said.

British Transport Police
Mon, 14:32
The innocent man was attacked by a gang of men on Tower Bridge

This shocking video shows a gang of around 12 hooded thugs attacking an innocent man on Tower Bridge in an unprovoked ‘vicious’ assault.

London Police
Mon, 12:15
Police believe this man can help with their enquiries (Picture: Met Police)

The hunt is on for a pervert who sexually assaulted a woman on a Hackney bus as it drove near Shoreditch Town Hall.

Mon, 12:11
A huge fight broke out at Woolwich Tesco Extra in south-east London (Picture: Google Street View)

This shocking video shows a late night mass brawl between shoppers at Woolwich Tesco over the weekend.

Mon, 11:05
The driver's shocking injuries (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

A black cab driver was left unconscious and covered in blood after he asked his passengers to pay a standard clean-up fee for being sick in his taxi.

Mon, 09:34
Secret Garden Party

Festival-goers at Secret Garden Party were asked if they heard a woman screaming in the night after an alleged rape at the arts and music festival.

Mon, 06:12
The hearing took place in the Family Division of the High Court (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Three girls aged 12, nine and six have been made the subject of a landmark court order to protect them from being ‘cut’.

High Court
Friday, July 24, 2015
The suspect stole items worth over £6000 (Picture: City of London Police)

A man walked into a City consulting firm behind a staff member before stealing £6418 worth of company and personal tech, City of London police said.

London police
Friday, July 24, 2015
Doubletree Hilton Hotel is in John Islip Street (Pic credit: Google streetview)

An accounts assistant from Harlesden stole more than £33,000 from his employers to fuel his gambling addiction, a court heard today.

Friday, July 24, 2015
Police later issued this CCTV image of a man they wanted to speak to in connection with the incident in an appeal to trace the alleged attacker

Two female police officers have been disciplined for refusing to arrest a woman’s alleged attacker minutes after she was sexually assaulted on a bus in Kentish Town.

Thursday, July 23, 2015
Police have confirmed the victim of a murder in Acton on Monday was a woman from Harlesden

A woman who hung around Euston station approaching young children has been arrested on suspicion of child abduction, police said.

Thursday, July 23, 2015
Kirk Wynter has been found guilty of attempted murder (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

A Stoke Newington man who tried to kill a sex worker by setting fire to her hair and stabbing her is facing jail after he was snared due to his scorpion tattoo - and DNA from a puddle of sick he left at the scene of the horrific crime.

Thursday, July 23, 2015
Police at the scene in Shepperton Road. Pic: John Stillwell/PA Wire

A man shot dead by police after taking his ex-girlfriend hostage at knife-point and screaming “one of us will die tonight” may not have known he was surrounded by armed officers and at risk of being shot, an inquest has heard.

Thursday, July 23, 2015
The man died at the junction of Hornchurch Road and Albany Road (Photo: Google StreetView)

Police are appealing for the driver of a black BMW 3 series to come forward as they believe the car was involved in a fatal collision that killed a man early this morning.

London Ambulance Service
Thursday, July 23, 2015
A police officer with one of the dogs involved (photo: @ShomrimOfficial)

A “dangerous” dog was tasered and put in a wheelie bin by police after it bit a woman in Stoke Newington on Sunday afternoon.

Metropolitan Police
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
A cocaine haul was found in the back of a minicab (Picture: Met Police)

A massive 200kg cocaine stash ‘destined for the streets of London’ was found stuffed in holdalls in the boot of an Essex minicab yesterday morning.

London police
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
If you see this man, please contact police on 101 (Photo: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire)

Police are hunting a robber who is meant to be serving a nine-year jail term - but was released from Wandsworth Prison in error.

Scotland Yard
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Ciro Pipolo, 40, sexually assaulted a 19-year-old girl living in his house (Picture: Met Police)

A Catford landlord let a cheap room to a 19-year-old young woman then sexually assaulted her while she slept.

Monday, July 20, 2015
Jason Asagba has been convicted of disclosing sexual photographs and films with intent to cause distress (Photo: PA images)

A Dagenham man has been convicted of posting “revenge porn” on Facebook - making him the first in the country to be brought to justice for the new offence.

Monday, July 20, 2015
Police want to speak to this man (Photo: Scotland Yard)

Police are hunting the man who subjected a teenage girl to sick sex attacks on not one but two different occasions as she rode the route 339 bus through Tower Hamlets.

Scotland Yard
Monday, July 20, 2015
A 28-year-old man was stabbed to death in Lackmore Road, Enfield yesterday evening (Picture: Google Street View)

A 28-year-old died after being stabbed in Lackmore Road, Enfield yesterday evening and police have launched a murder investigation.

London Ambulance Service
Sunday, July 19, 2015
A group of five men assaulted a man on Wakering Road, Barking (Picture: GoogleStreet View)

A man assaulted by a group of men in Barking left only a ‘blood-stained t-shirt’ behind him and police are worried for his safety, a Met spokesman said.

Sunday, July 19, 2015
A man in his 20s was stabbed outside Hammersmith Station/ Broadway Shopping Centre (Picture: Commons)

A young man was stabbed in front of shoppers before a police car travelling to the scene crashed into a bus in west London on Saturday evening.

Met Police
Friday, July 17, 2015
James Madanda, 30, of no fixed address was jailed after telling a 14-year-old's teacher he would shoot him (Picture: Met Police)

Two men told a 14-year-old’s teacher they were going to kill him and brought a gun to his Streatham school, before being chased by police who found one of them hiding in a bin.

Met Police
Friday, July 17, 2015
Tower Bridge is closed after police found a suspect package (Picture: Drew Heatley)

Tower Bridge was closed this afternoon as City of London Police dealt with ‘a suspect package’.

London Police
Friday, July 17, 2015
Police have confirmed the victim of a murder in Acton on Monday was a woman from Harlesden

A 15-year-old boy turned and shot at a volunteer police officer while trying to escape arrest in Feltham, south-west London last night, police said.

London police


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Wednesday, April 8, 2015
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