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A video of a lightning fast phone robbery by a thief riding a bike along a City street has been released by police who want to raise awareness of this growing crime.

Anytime Fitness in Pentonville Road [Photo from Google Streetview]

The sick sex pest also used the James Bond-Style gadget to spy on women in the showers in a King’s Cross gym.

Blackfriars Crown Court
Murdered: James Hunter

Five teenage boys have been convicted over the killing of James Hunter, 18, who was stabbed to death as he tried to protect his friend from a revenge attack in Sydenham last year.

The quiet lane [Photograph by David Peat]

Emergency services have rushed to a street in Walthamstow after a man was stabbed this morning.

London Ambulance Service
Gokhan Durmus was stabbed in the neck in Chatham Place in Hackney in Saturday, February 7 (Picture: Met Police)

Mathais Auguste, 21, has been charged with murder after 22-year-old Gokhan Durmus was fatally stabbed in the neck in Hackney.

Homicide and Major Crime Command

A pensioner was rushed to hospital after she was shot last night through the window of her house.

Yesterday, 11:15
The terrorist gained the nickname 'Jihadi John' after he appeared in this video

The BBC has today named the man they believe to be the notorious ISIS executioner ‘Jihadi John’.

Yesterday, 10:25
swastika daubed on Heath signpost. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Highgate residents were “horrified” after waking up to a large swastika daubed on a sign at the entrance to Hampstead Heath.

Yesterday, 09:53
Former railway guard Peter Handley, pictured wearing the distinctive gold Buddha pendant, with his grandson George

A gang of masked intruders held an 80-year-old great-grandfather hostage and ransacked his home in Gospel Oak, leaving the disabled pensioner in fear of his life.

Yesterday, 09:45
The stabbing happened in Mount Pleasant Hill, Clapton (Google Street View)

A man aged in his mid 20s is in a critical condition after being stabbed in Mount Pleasant Hill in Clapton yesterday afternoon.

London Ambulance Service
Wed, 18:34
Police want to speak to this man after a 90-year-old woman's handbag was stolen from a church (Picture: Met Police)

A 90-year-old woman’s handbag was stolen from a church in Hounslow when she went up to the altar during an Ash Wednesday service.

Wed, 15:49
The pet tropical fish were kicked to death, or killed with bleach [File photo by Robert Kerton]

A trio of men from Maida Vale killed tropical fish for fun in a retirement home.

Wed, 11:11
Police believe that the men in these photos can help them with their investigation into racist chanting [Photograph by British Transport Police]

After a video of a black man being shoved off a train by Chelsea supporters made international news, police are now hunting for football fans who shouted racist chants in St Pancras Station the day after the Paris St Germain match.

British Transport Police
Wed, 09:32
Mr Isaacs in Sainsbury's earlier that day, and a close-up of the baseball cap he was wearing  [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

Police have launched a murder inquiry after a 56-year-old man who was found in a pool of blood on Bannister Close in Tulse Hill died.

United Kingdom
Tue, 18:32
The man brandished a 10-inch knife at the terrified shop owner

The terrifying moment the man behind the counter of a convenience store in Wandsworth was threatened with a 10-inch knife has been released by police hunting the armed robber responsible.

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Tue, 16:59
The first woman was attacked as she went down this alley between Sunny Gardens Road and Downage in Hendon (Picture: Google)

A 19-year-old man has been charged with three counts of attempted rape after two women were subjected to violent sex attacks in separate incidents down alleyways in north London.

London
Tue, 16:48
Officers also found six guns at the address (Pic credit: Twitter@MPSBrent)

Brent Police have seized six guns and drugs after raiding a Crystal Meth laboratory which was set up in a garage at an address in Kingsbury.

Tue, 11:00
The man was carrying a baseball bat, similar to the one in this file photo [Photograph by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images]

Police are hunting for a man who covered his face and sexually assaulted a 17-year-old girl on the Northern Line.

British Transport Police
Tue, 10:01
The seriously injured man was found dead on the Greenway, near Lonsdale Avenue in East Ham, east London (Pic: Google Street View)

A murder investigation has been launched after a man, believed to be aged around 30, was found with serious injuries in the Greenway next to Lonsdale Avenue, East Ham.

London
Tue, 09:27
The woman was found dead in Langbrook Road, Kidbrooke, in south east London (Google Street View)

A 63-year-old man has been charged with murdering his partner after a woman was stabbed to death in Langbrook Road, Kidbrooke, in south-east London.

Mon, 12:31
The video, claiming to be by Somalia's al-Qaida-linked rebels, urges Muslims to attack shopping sites including Oxford Street (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

A video urging Muslims to attack major shopping sites in London like Oxford Street and Westfield Stratford in a repeat of the Kenyan mall killings has been released.

United States
Mon, 12:19
Adam Deacon will appear in court charged with possesion of a 'long-bladed sword' (Photo by Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)

Kidulthood actor Adam Deacon has been charged with possession of a ‘long-bladed sword’ and affray after police were called to his home in Bethnal Green.

Mon, 09:04
Claudine Ingabire has been sentenced to just four months in prison for the sickening assault [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

A carer who was supposed to be looking after a partially-paralysed man instead beat him, and smashed his phone when he tried to call for help.

Friday, February 20, 2015
Left to right - Kadiza, Shamima, and unnamed girl passing through Gatwick Airport security

Police fear that three missing London schoolgirls have travelled to ISIS-controlled Syria, which is in the midst of a bloody civil war.

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Friday, February 20, 2015
The cinema is in an old printing shop on New Cross Road (Picture: Google)

Tucked away in an old printing shop near New Cross station lurks an unlicensed porn cinema showing hardcore films where punters reportedly have sex with each other in the auditorium.

London
Friday, February 20, 2015
The man was stabbed in Daisy Dobbins Walk, Crouch Hill (Google Street View)

A man was found with stab wounds in broad daylight yesterday afternoon in Daisy Dobbins Walk, Crouch Hill.

London hospital
Friday, February 20, 2015
Police want to speak to this man in connection with the serious sexual assault [Photograph from Metropolitan Police]

Police are hunting for a man who sexually assaulted a woman in Pondfields Park after he befriended her near Heathway Railway Station.

Friday, February 20, 2015
Missing man Fred Watson

An 81-year-old man with Alzheimer’s who went missing in Romford has today been found.

Thursday, February 19, 2015
Police want to speak to this woman in connection with the death of a baby boy in Palmers Green (Picture: Met Police)

Images of a woman at Tooting Broadway station have been released by police investigating the death of a six-week-old baby in north London

Homicide and Major Crime Command
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Do you recognise the man in these pictures? [Photograph from British Transport Police]

Police are hunting a sex attacker who stuck his hand down a woman’s trousers when she fell asleep on a early-morning train from Victoria to Mersham.

British Transport Police
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Footage of the incident was published on the Guardian's website

A Chelsea fan who witnessed a black man being prevented from boarding a train in Paris has defended the group after Scotland Yard announced it would join the hunt for the racist individuals pictured in the video.

John Terry
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
The RSPCA said 16 dead and dying pigeons were found int two boxes in Southall (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Two bloodied boxes of dead and dying pigeons were discovered in west London by the RSPCA - who said the animals had been beaten to death before being dumped in an alleyway.

London
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
A black man is pushed off a Paris Metro train in footage from the Guardian

Chelsea have vowed to ban fans who prevented a black man getting onto a train in Paris before chanting: “We’re racist and that’s the way we like it”.

Champions League
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Still from video allegedly showing defendants with murdered Mehmet Hassan's cash

This video shows a masked man thrusting with wads of cash which he then shoves down his pants.

UN Court
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Danger: Anthony Kenny has been locked up for ten years

Man, 20, left needing 50 stitches after argument over a woman - knifeman jailed for ten years

Blackfriars Crown Court

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