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12:33
Metropolitan Police

A man found dead in a car in the car park of Tesco in Gallows Corner, Romford, has been named as Behar Brace.

Police have released CCTV images with the aim of identifying the two men. Photo: Met Police

Detectives are hunting two men who threatened a man with an electric cattleprod at his home in Westminster.

The attacks allegedly took place on this busy shopping street [Photograph from Google StreetView]

Two men were stabbed on Uxbridge Road at around 5.50am this morning.

A picture of Harry Maurice Roberts issued by Scotland Yard in 1966.  (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Notorious police killer Harry Roberts is to be released from prison after serving more than 45 years of a life sentence.

London
10:38
Do you recognise this man? Police want to talk to him.

A man who pleasured himself in front of two young women while sitting with his underpants and trousers around his ankles on a train is sought by police.

British Transport Police
Yesterday, 15:35
The woman's arrest is linked to the ongoing war in Syria (Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images)

Two people have been arrested in separate terror raids linked to Syria today.

London police
Yesterday, 15:24
Monir Saleh pushed his 93-year-old victim so hard that she fell over, screaming [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

A man who pushed a pensioner with a walking frame over in a botched robbery has been sentenced to three years and four months in jail.

Tue, 13:53
@OccupyLondon took this photograph of London Assembly member Baroness Jenny Jones being arrested in Parliament Square.

Fifteen protesters have been arrested in Parliament Square as part of the Occupy Parliament demonstrations – including the Green Party peer Baroness Jones, who was promptly un-arrested once officers realised who she was!

London police
Tue, 13:35
Police want to talk to this man in connection with the incident (Pic: BTP)

A cannabis-smoking thug held a knife against a train passenger’s face after he was asked to extinguish his spliff.

British Transport Police
Police carried out a controlled explosion on the taxi (Pic: @PeterHoskinsSky / @SkyNews)

A bomb scare caused police to carry out a controlled explosion near the Gherkin today after spotting a suspect parked taxi cab.

London Police
Mon, 13:52
Henry Ikose outside his home where he caught the burglar

The victim of an armed burglar put his life on the line by pinning him down until police arrived.

Snaresbrook Crown Court
Mon, 07:41
Gold burglaries and robberies are expected to rise during Diwali

Police have issued a stark warning about thieves targeting people wearing gold during Diwali celebrations.

London
Friday, October 17, 2014
Duncan Stewart

A robber has escaped from a mental health unit in Brixton.

Friday, October 17, 2014
The five men will appear in Westminster Magistrates' Court later today

Four Londoners who were arrested in a terror swoop last week have been charged with plotting a terror attack on London.

Friday, October 17, 2014
Landscape at Llanaelhaearn was stolen from the Southbank Centre. (Pic: Kyffin Williams)

An oil painting has been stolen from the Royal Festival Hall at the Southbank Centre, London.

London
Friday, October 17, 2014
Sgt Brown tackled a man wielding a samurai sword like the ones seen in the Kill Bill film series (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

A police officer has been rewarded for his bravery after he fought a man wielding a samurai sword who had already hacked off a woman’s thumb.

United Kingdom
Friday, October 17, 2014
Fasina Olamide, also known as Ben Trigger, was a well-liked Nigerian music promoter from Erith

The man who was stabbed to death in Bexley’s Wolvercote Road on Tuesday October 14 has been named.

Homicide and Major Crime Command
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Officers want to speak to this man after a case of indecent exposure on a Jubilee Line Tube (Picture: British Transport Police)

Police are appealing for the public’s help in identifying a man after a Tube passenger ‘indecently exposed himself’ to a woman on a Jubilee Line train.

British Transport Police
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Now, we love pizza, but robbing someone at knifepoint for one is going a bit too far... (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

A pizza delivery driver had a terrifying day at work when he was robbed at knifepoint - for a pizza and some fizzy drinks.

London police
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Police want to speak to Nijamul Islam after a 30-year-old woman was attacked by two German Shepherd dogs at a compound in Hertfordshire

A man from Edgware is wanted by police in connection with a horrific dog attack by two German Shepherds left a woman with ‘life-changing injuries’.

London
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Nicolae Patraucean was sentenced to life for the murder of Rivka Holden [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

A man who fatally stabbed a woman in Colindale in March has been jailed for life.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Christopher Amirjani, 23, and Marcus Easy, 18, robbed a teenage boy with the help of a 17-year-old accomplice [Photograph courtesy of British Transport Police]

A gang of thugs who kidnapped a teenager from a train station and forced him to give them money have been sentenced.

British Transport Police
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Picture by @CycleSpeedwayBB

A man in his 20s has died after being stabbed in Wolvercote Road in Thamesmead, south-east London.

London
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
The woman was bundled into a car outside this restaurant, just down the road from the local police station [Photograph from Google StreetView]

Police are urging witnesses to come forward after a woman was allegedly seen being pushed into a car and driven off.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Even when he gets out of prison, Rodney Williams won't be able to nip out for a pint [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

A prolific phone and handbag thief is going to have a very boring social life after he has been banned indefinitely from entering any licensed pub, bar, restaurant, café or club in London.

London
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Mark Duggan

Mark Duggan’s mother has said she is “extremely disappointed” after High Court judges rejected her bid to have the “lawful killing” inquest verdict quashed - but the family has vowed to fight on.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Daniel Campbell has been jailed for life for murdering Lamarni Hylton-Reid in Homerton last year (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

A teenager has been jailed for life for fatally stabbing Lamarni Hylton-Reid in an ‘opportunistic’ murder linked to rival gangs in Hackney.

Homicide and Major Crime Command
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Three more men have been arrested by counter-terror officers from the Metropolitan police in an investigation into radical Islamism in London (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Three men have been arrested by counter-terror officers in central London on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism.

London police
Monday, October 13, 2014
Police are hunting this man after a drinker was left needing surgery on a broken jaw (Picture: City of London Police)

A man’s jaw was broken in two places with surgeons forced to insert a metal plate after a ‘savage’ unprovoked attack outside a City wine bar.

London Police
Monday, October 13, 2014
Shah Ahmed rubbed himself against his victim on a bus in Oxford Street (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

A man who sexually assaulted a woman on her way home from a night out on a bus in Oxford Street has been found guilty of ‘constantly rubbing himself against’ his victim.

Snaresbrook Crown Court
Monday, October 13, 2014
Victor Silve, Carlos Pereira and Antonia Ferreira have been jailed for 13 years after being found guilty of an arson attack on a Brixton car garage (Picture: British Transport Police)

Three men have been jailed for 13 years after using home-made petrol bombs to torch a rival businessman’s car garage in Brixton after a long-running feud.

British Transport Police
Monday, October 13, 2014
Forensic officers leave the house in April after the bodies of three children were found at the property (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Tania Clarence will not face murder charges despite admitting suffocating her three young disabled children before trying to kill herself at their home in south London.

Friday, October 10, 2014
The incident happened as a Victoria Line London Underground train pulled into Pimlico station around 1.30pm on Tuesday, August 12 (Picture: British Transport Police)

An opportunistic thief snatched a phone from a sleeping woman’s hand on a Victoria Line train and then smiled at his victim from the platform at Pimlico station as the Tube doors shut.

British Transport Police
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Police say people should not approach Shane Hart if they see him, but call 999 immediately [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

Convicted criminal Shane Hart has been arrested after absconding from a mental health centre in Hackney.

Thursday, October 9, 2014
The Siddeeq Academy in Shadwell (Picture: Google Streetview)

An unlicensed Islamic school in Tower Hamlets was raided by counter-terrorism police investigating extremism in London.

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