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Friday 24 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# London Metropolitan Police

This year
# factcheck
Debunked: London Police are not criminally investigating COVID-19 vaccines
Despite accusations of murder, terrorism, genocide, and torture, no credible evidence was given.
# David Carrick
Serving Met Police officer admits to 24 counts of rape against a dozen women
Pc David Carrick, 48, has pleaded guilty to a total of 49 offences, including 24 counts of rape, between 2003 and 2020.
Last year
# Sarah Everard
Four prosecuted for ‘breaking Covid laws’ at vigil for murdered Sarah Everard
Policing of the vigil was heavily criticised after women were handcuffed on the ground and led away by officers.
All time
# Euros
Two arrested on suspicion of helping ticketless fans storm Euros final
The pair are suspected of stealing ‘items’ to enable those without tickets to get into Wembley last Sunday night.
# Crime
Teenage boy guilty of attacks on girls as they walked to school in London
The boy attacked two teenage girls during his spree and was also linked to other attacks in 2019 and 2020.
# wilberforce road
Police investigating after boy (1) dies and girl (1) critically injured in London
The incident is being investigated by detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command division.
# long distance
17-year-old arrested for 'phoning in a bomb threat' to Las Vegas from 9,000km away
The teenager was arrested in London one hour after claiming there was a bomb under a car on the Las Vegas strip.
# Acid Attack
London woman driven by jealousy attacks former friend with acid
Mary Konye followed her victim Naomi Oni before throwing a glass cup of sulfuric acid on her.
# Investigation
British police arrest 5 in tabloid bribery probe
Four current and former employees of The Sun and one police officer were arrested as part of the investigation into police bribery this morning.
# Sad
Ferdinand death threat delivered to Loftus Road
The Queens Park Rangers defender, currently involved in both an FA and police racism inquiry, was the intended recipient of a threatening letter sent to the club’s West London ground.
# UK
Shocked tourists witness battle in London's Trafalgar Square that leaves three in hospital
The famous square was the scene of battles between rival European gangs according to reports.
# Terror Suspect
Police charged with beating terror suspect
Four police officers will faces criminal charges for allegedly beating and abusing a terror suspect in 2003.
# Neighbourhood Watch
Anti-terror hotline ad banned in Britain
A radio advert encouraging people to observe neighbours for signs of “suspicious” behaviour has been pulled for causing serious offence.