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A gang of unruly West Ham fans caused havoc on a train from London to Manchester after breaking into a buffet car to nick as much alcohol as they could.

Robbers smashed in the shop's windows  (File photo: Paul O'Driscoll/Getty Images)

An audacious gang of robbers smashed their way into a jewellers at Brent Cross shopping centre this morning - and fled with their loot on bicycles and on foot.

London police
Yesterday, 17:34
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The London Air Ambulance rushed a teenage boy to hospital in West Norwood today after he was stabbed on a bus eyewitnesses say was packed with schoolchildren.

Scotland Yard
Yesterday, 07:08
The fight is understood to have broken out over a game of football (Photo: Petey21)

A man was stabbed outside the King’s Arms pub in Mitcham on Sunday night in what police believe was a row over a game of football in the beer garden.

Yesterday, 06:44
Police want to identify these men (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

Police are hunting two men who attacked three people to steal laptops that had been advertised on Gumtree - including a nine-year-old boy

London Ambulance Service
Friday, April 29, 2016
These deadly weapons have been seized in Brent over the last 24 hours (Pic: Twitter@MPSBrent)

It might look like a harmless torch but this is actually a disguised Taser which has been seized by Brent Police.

Friday, April 29, 2016
British Transport Police want to speak to this woman (Photo: BTP)

A woman has had her lip split open after she was attacked for veering in front of another woman on the station concourse At Manor House.

British Transport Police
Friday, April 29, 2016
Abdi's police mugshot

A serial rapist who sexually assaulted five women as young as 19 and as old as 75 in a sick crime spree across east London has been locked up for life.

Snaresbrook Crown Court
Friday, April 29, 2016
One of the crashed cars found near Ferry Lane, Rainham

People will be killed if street racers keep performing illegal late night stunts in front of hundreds of onlookers at an industrial estate, police have warned.

London
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Tsvetomir Georgiev exposed himself to women on many Tube trains (Picture: BTP)

A ‘persistent pervert’ travelled around the London Underground ‘targeting lone women’ - engaging the women in conversation before ‘touching himself inappropriately’ in front of them, inciting ‘considerable fear’.

British Transport Police
Thursday, April 28, 2016
British Transport Police think this man could have vital information (Photo: BTP)

Police are hunting a pervert who stalked a woman even when she changed trains.

Victoria
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Maxine Benson stabbed Alfie Stone in the heart (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

A woman has been found guilty of stabbing a 18-year-old boy to death outside a Tesco Express in Ickenham, west London, because she thought he had eaten her pasta.

Tesco
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
The shootings took place in Hilltop Avenue, left, and Kingsbury Road (Pic: Google)

Warring gangs are believed to behind a violent-fuelled weekend which saw four people injured in two double shootings in Brent.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
The shooting took place last night in Kingsbury Road (Pic: Google)

A police investigation is underway after two men were injured in a double shooting in Kingsbury on Sunday night.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
The assault took place on Addington Road in Croydon (Photo: Google StreetView)

A teenage girl has been sexually assaulted as she walked through Croydon with a friend at 4.30pm in the afternoon.

Monday, April 25, 2016
(Photo Illustration by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Police are on the hunt for a dastardly driver who has been accused of deliberately driving through a puddle to splash pedestrians in Kentish Town.

Monday, April 25, 2016
Dr Mohammed Haq on his way to St Albans Crown Court. Photo: South Beds News Agency

A doctor found guilty of indecently assaulting a teenage girl and three women during unnecessary clinical examinations was jailed on Friday.

Monday, April 25, 2016
The two 20-year-olds drew knives and stabbed each other in front of horrified members of the public (Picture: BTP)

Two men who drew knives and attacked each other viciously in broad daylight at a Croydon tramstop have been given lengthy jail sentences, British Transport Police (BTP) said today.

British Transport Police
Monday, April 25, 2016
(Picture still taken from video by Tube of You / YouTube)

A mob of people have been captured on camera stealing dozens of crates of water intended for London marathon runners.

London
Monday, April 25, 2016
The teenage girl was raped in Ducketts Common Park, not far from Turnpike Lane Tube station (Picture: Google)

Two young men are being hunted by police after a teenage girl was raped in a park near Turnpike Lane Tube station in Haringey, north London.

Nike
Sunday, April 24, 2016
The rape and attempted rapes took place in Streatham and Norbury

A Portuguese national man has been charged with rape and attempted rape in south-west London.

London
Friday, April 22, 2016
Police cordon off Weavers Field park in Bethnal Green

Police have cordoned off a large public park in London’s East End following a sexual attack last night.

Scotland Yard
Friday, April 22, 2016
Police were called to a 'disturbance' on the northbound Northern Line platform (Photo: Sunil060902)

A man was arrested at Bank Tube station this morning in connection with an assault on a woman, and “for possession of a bladed article”, police said.

British Transport Police
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Jack Susianta

Witnesses who saw a teenager drown in the River Lea after being chased by police in the midst of an ecstasy-fuelled breakdown have claimed officers could have done more to save him.

London
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Lauren Cox

A teacher at a south-east London school has admitted embarking on a sexual affair with a student who was just 13 when she met him.

Sexual Offences
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
A 21-year-old was stabbed in the back of a car (Picture: Street View)

Gang crime detectives are launching an investigation after a young man was stabbed in the back of a car in north Kensington.

London Ambulance Service
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Court artist sketch by Elizabeth Cook of Jennie Gray and Ben Butler in the dock at the Old Bailey (Image: Elizabeth Cook/PA Wire)

A six-year-old girl’s devastating head injuries could not have been caused by an accidental fall, as claimed by her father, a court has heard as they try him for her murder.

UN Court
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
A man tried to snatch a little girl in Victoria Park (Picture: Street View)

A man with a neck tattoo saying “only god can judge me” tried to drag a four-year-old girl from an east London playground, Scotland Yard said today.

Scotland Yard
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
The attacker was caught at the Tower of London where he tried to jump into a moat (Photo: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

A dentist who believed he was possessed by evil spirits stabbed a faith healer repeatedly in a “dynamic assault” at a Whitechapel centre which claims to treat black magic.

UN Court
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Serving Newham police officer PC Rytis Gilys has been jailed for sexually assaulting a colleague while on duty

A serving Newham police officer has been jailed for six months after sexually assaulting a female colleague while on duty.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Victim Shaquan Sammy-Plummer [Photograph from Metropolitsn Police]

A Camden sixth form student was stabbed to death by the host of a party he tried to gatecrash, a court heard.

UN Court
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Cornell Destouches has returned to the medical facility (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

Cornell Destouches, a patient who went missing from a mental health unit in Hackney for more than a week has been found, Scotland Yard said.

Scotland Yard
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Ellie was hurt at her home in Westover Close, Sutton (Photo: Beverley Rouse/PA Wire)

A father with a hot temper and a short fuse killed his six-year-old daughter at their home in Sutton then concocted an “elaborate” plot with her mother in a bid to get away with murder, a jury has heard.

UN Court
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Three men repeatedly stabbed the shopkeeper, 70, in Carr Road, Walthamstow

Three hooded young men are being hunted by police after stabbing a 70-year-old shopkeeper in front of his wife during a robbery in Walthamstow.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
The victim was stabbed to death in Penwortham Road, Tooting (Picture: Google Street View)

A murder probe is underway after a young man was found stabbed to death in Penwortham Road, Tooting, yesterday afternoon.

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