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#Metropolitan Police

# metropolitan-police - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

London police release footage of jogger pushing woman into path of bus

The bus swerved to avoid the victim, who sustained minor injuries.

# metropolitan-police - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Man whose death prompted east London riots 'did not have controlled substance' in throat

Rashan Charles was chased by police into a shop in east London, and later died in hospital.

# metropolitan-police - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Pictures: Violent protests in east London after 20-year-old dies after being chased by police

Bottles were thrown and mattresses were set on fire as the riot police stepped in at the scene in Dalston.

# metropolitan-police - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Two men attacked with 'noxious substance' in London this evening

Both men have been taken to hospital for treatment.

# metropolitan-police - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Man jailed for stealing €175,000 from the BBC to fund 'lifestyle of cars and holidays'

52-year-old Lee Richardson admitted the fraud after being investigated by the London Met Police’s online fraud unit.

# metropolitan-police - Monday 17 July, 2017

'Londoners can feel reassured': Police officers begin wearing body cameras

There have been calls to issue gardaí with the same technology here.

Met police officer dismissed for testing positive for cannabis while on duty

PC Donna Blackwood was drug tested whilst on duty as there was a “reasonable suspicion of substance misuse”.

# metropolitan-police - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Woman convicted of making false rape claims against innocent men in London

Jemma Beale claimed she had been sexually assaulted by six men and raped by nine.

# metropolitan-police - Friday 23 June, 2017

Man who raped ex-wife in dungeon jailed for 13 years

Police officers believe the woman came under significant pressure from family members to withdraw the allegations.

# metropolitan-police - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Police Taser man after reports of people being attacked at London mosque

The man was waving around an item, later found to be a shoe horn.

# metropolitan-police - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

1,800 extra police officers to carry Tasers amid increase in violent crime

Knife crime offences have risen by 24% in London in the last year, compared with 2015-2016.

# metropolitan-police - Friday 16 June, 2017

£10,000 reward offered to find man who attacked two women in London

The man attacked the women in separate incidents, as they were walking home late at night.

# metropolitan-police - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Spanish man who used skateboard to try to defend woman from London attacker confirmed dead

The Spanish national was one of eight people killed in the incident.

# metropolitan-police - Saturday 6 May, 2017

'These men were trained liars' - women duped into relationships with undercover police call for Irish inquiry Deep Cover This post contains videos

'These men were trained liars' - women duped into relationships with undercover police call for Irish inquiry

Activist “Lisa” was in a six-year relationship with undercover UK police officer Mark Kennedy before she exposed him in 2011.

# metropolitan-police - Thursday 20 April, 2017

'Cruel, violent, vile': Parents who tried to cover up death of three-month-old baby found guilty

The parents concocted a “devious plan” to cover up their daughter’s death, said police.

# metropolitan-police - Friday 24 February, 2017

British extremist gets 5-year jail term over hate crimes on social media

Evidence against Creighton included an image of Hitler posted online alongside the message “kill the Muslims”.

# metropolitan-police - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Tributes paid to three Irish people who died in UK house fire

A woman and two men, all aged in their 60s and 70s, died as a result of the fire.

# metropolitan-police - Friday 21 October, 2016

Man tasered and arrested following discovery of suspicious device on Tube train

The 19-year-old man was arrested on a north London street in the early hours of this morning.

# metropolitan-police - Monday 16 May, 2016

Men jailed for staging 'fake robbery' at art gallery as part of Youtube prank London This post contains videos

Men jailed for staging 'fake robbery' at art gallery as part of Youtube prank

The four men enacted fake art robberies at two major London art galleries in the same afternoon.

# metropolitan-police - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

"Devious and calculating predatory paedophile" gets 17-year sentence for rape of boy

Paul Blaikie, 38, had five years added to his jail term for being a “dangerous and manipulative individual” who poses a risk to children.

# metropolitan-police - Thursday 19 November, 2015

WATCH: UK police release shocking new video of 1984 Libyan embassy shooting

A Libyan man has been arrested in connection with the killing of 25-year-old police officer Yvonne Fletcher.

# metropolitan-police - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Armed police evacuate tube station after reports of man threatening passengers with scissors

Police said no one matching the man’s description was found.

# metropolitan-police - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Rapist of two victims, one who was underage, jailed for 27 years

An additional eight years were added to Scott Beddall’s sentence as a ‘dangerousness tariff’.

# metropolitan-police - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Man with Irish accent wanted in London for racist attack on a woman and her daughters

A group of men are accused of punching and racially abusing the woman and her daughters on a bus.

# metropolitan-police - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

14-year-old girl arrested over assault on elderly woman on London bus

The 87-year-old woman was punched in the face and received a black eye.

# metropolitan-police - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Man arrested over nine linked sexual assaults in Clapham

The suspect is described as a man with dark hair and as being of Mediterranean or Middle-Eastern appearance.

# metropolitan-police - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Man jailed for 24 years for raping 88-year-old woman in her bed

His elderly victim has been unable to return home, where she had lived for more than 20 years.

# metropolitan-police - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Police officer shot in anti-gang raid in London Scotland Yard This post contains videos

Police officer shot in anti-gang raid in London

A man has been arrested.

# metropolitan-police - Friday 25 September, 2015

'Devastated' woman returns from holidays to find her daughter's ashes have been stolen

The robbery happened in the London suburb of Croydon.

# metropolitan-police - Friday 28 August, 2015

Four arrested after 3-year-old is shot with air rifle

The toddler was playing in a park with her family when the incident happened.

# metropolitan-police - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Man hands himself into police after video released of attack on cyclist London This post contains videos

Man hands himself into police after video released of attack on cyclist

In the footage released yesterday the man can be seen shouting at and pushing the woman to the ground.

# metropolitan-police - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Ex-MP calls child abuse inquiry a 'homosexual witch hunt'

Harvey Proctor has denied all allegations made against him.

# metropolitan-police - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Police in London are testing their response to an attack by terrorists with guns

The major exercise had been organised for six months but comes less than a week after Britons were killed in a terror attack in Tunisia.

# metropolitan-police - Monday 15 June, 2015

Man has top of ear bitten off in London assault

Police are appealing for information to help find the man responsible for the attack which happened in April.

# metropolitan-police - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Teacher convicted over 2,000 indecent images of children found on his computers

The teacher in Barnes in England was sentenced yesterday.

# metropolitan-police - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Police scour 'chaotic scene' of massive London jewellery heist

Thieves climbed down a lift shaft to get into the vault at the weekend.

# metropolitan-police - Monday 2 March, 2015

Man killed girlfriend after she wouldn’t let him look at her Facebook account

Kane Boyce claimed his partner jumped out of a moving car and had a seizure.

# metropolitan-police - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

London schoolgirls fleeing to Islamic State militants have crossed into Syria Appeal This post contains images

London schoolgirls fleeing to Islamic State militants have crossed into Syria

An estimated 550 Western women have travelled to join the militants Iraq and Syria.

# metropolitan-police - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

From The42 Carlisle charged with drink-driving offence days before lorry incident Problems

Carlisle charged with drink-driving offence days before lorry incident

The former Professional Footballers’ Association chairman was seriously injured in an incident on the A64 near Bishopthorpe.

# metropolitan-police - Thursday 18 December, 2014

UK police: We believe witness who says an MP murdered a boy during an "abuse party"

Police say it is “credible” that members of a ‘VIP paedophile ring’ murdered three boys between 1975 and 1984.