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Call to retired officers to return to the Met

Call to retired officers to return to the Met

News   •   Mar 27, 2020 06:00 GMT

The Commissioner is writing to all former Met officers who retired within the last five years to ask them to re-join the Met either in a paid or voluntary capacity.

Appeal after James Bond firearms stolen, Enfield

Appeal after James Bond firearms stolen, Enfield

News   •   Mar 27, 2020 05:00 GMT

Five deactivated firearms used in James Bond movies have been stolen from an address in Enfield.

Fail-to-stop moped rider detained by Op Venice officers, Hammersmith & Fulham

Fail-to-stop moped rider detained by Op Venice officers, Hammersmith & Fulham

News   •   Mar 27, 2020 04:28 GMT

The suspect mounted the pavement and drove dangerously to avoid police.

Soho masseuse jailed for drugs and firearms offences

Soho masseuse jailed for drugs and firearms offences

News   •   Mar 26, 2020 23:02 GMT

Flavien Cortes, 38, was sentenced at Southwark Crown Court.

Man jailed for burglary

Man jailed for burglary

News   •   Mar 26, 2020 15:47 GMT

A man has been jailed for his part in the burglary of a central London restaurant.

​Two burglars sentenced

​Two burglars sentenced

News   •   Mar 26, 2020 15:14 GMT

Two men have been sentenced for committing burglaries in east London.

Man charged with human trafficking offences

Man charged with human trafficking offences

News   •   Mar 26, 2020 13:32 GMT

A man has been charged in connection with an investigation by officers from the Central East Command Unit's Exploitation Team.

Man in court for betting shop robbery offences

Man in court for betting shop robbery offences

News   •   Mar 26, 2020 11:44 GMT

A man has appeared in court following a series of robbery offences committed at betting shops in south east London.

Officers use tactical contact to stop wanted offender, Westminster

Officers use tactical contact to stop wanted offender, Westminster

News   •   Mar 25, 2020 22:28 GMT

Officers from the Met’s Operation Venice Command stopped a wanted offender who attempted to flee the scene on a moped.

Two men charged with drugs offences in Walthamstow

Two men charged with drugs offences in Walthamstow

News   •   Mar 25, 2020 18:00 GMT

​Two men have been charged with drugs offences following recent proactive activity by the Met to suppress drug dealing in the Waltham Forest borough.

UPDATE: More arrests as violence supression activity continues in Hackney and Tower Hamlets

UPDATE: More arrests as violence supression activity continues in Hackney and Tower Hamlets

News   •   Mar 25, 2020 17:52 GMT

Day three of Operation Sceptre, the police activity challenging violence and crime, nets more arrests.

Met commissioner reassures Londoners police will continue to keep streets safe

Met commissioner reassures Londoners police will continue to keep streets safe

News   •   Mar 25, 2020 15:02 GMT

The Commissioner said the Met will only use enforcement "if we absolutely have to" but won’t hesitate if there are people who are deliberately breaching the law.

Four men convicted of armed robberies in London and surrounding counties

Four men convicted of armed robberies in London and surrounding counties

News   •   Mar 25, 2020 13:17 GMT

The court heard that between Saturday, 6 October 2018 and Monday, 18 March 2019, a linked series of robberies took place in London, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire and Surrey.

Four jailed for total of 26 years for brutal attack on man in Brent

Four jailed for total of 26 years for brutal attack on man in Brent

News   •   Mar 25, 2020 11:37 GMT

The four defendants were identified from CCTV and other enquiries, and arrested in the weeks after the incident.

Appeal after fatal collision in west London

Appeal after fatal collision in west London

News   •   Mar 25, 2020 09:24 GMT

The vehicle, a Green Jaguar XFSport, failed to stop at the scene and enquiries are underway to trace the driver.

E-fit released of man after indecent exposure offences in Wandsworth

E-fit released of man after indecent exposure offences in Wandsworth

News   •   Mar 25, 2020 05:00 GMT

Police have issued an e-fit and CCTV images of a man they wish to locate in connection with a stalking offence and a series of indecent exposure offences in Wandsworth.

​Man charged with possession of knife and drugs

​Man charged with possession of knife and drugs

News   •   Mar 24, 2020 18:13 GMT

Mervin Sebamalai, 19 (16.05.01), of Midhurst avenue, Croydon, was arrested and charged on Monday, 23 March, with possession of an offensive weapon, possession of cannabis, and using a motor vehicle without MOT.

Police seize loaded firearm after vehicle stop in Lewisham

Police seize loaded firearm after vehicle stop in Lewisham

News   •   Mar 24, 2020 15:45 GMT

Police have seized a loaded firearm, a large quantity of class A drugs and thousands of pounds in cash after stopping a vehicle in south London.

Met launches new operation to tackle rise in bicycle-enabled crime

Met launches new operation to tackle rise in bicycle-enabled crime

News   •   Mar 24, 2020 11:00 GMT

In the 12 months to 9 February, the Met’s Central North BCU saw a 70.5% increase in pedal cycle robbery (404 offences to 689 offences)

Man jailed for attempted rape of woman in Hackney

Man jailed for attempted rape of woman in Hackney

News   •   Mar 24, 2020 10:02 GMT

Sean Manning, 42 (24.07.77), of no fixed address, was sentenced to 15 years in jail, to serve a minimum of ten years for the attack in August 2019.