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April 16, 2017, No comments

As violence affecting young people shows no sign of declining, a new project led by the charity Barnardo’s will work to prevent south London teens becoming involved in violent crime. […]

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Police seek witnesses of alleged abduction near Brixton

March 24, 2017, No comments

Lambeth Police are appealing for witnesses and information after two incidents – one of them near Brixton – that are being treated as abduction at ...

Metropolitan Police Officer in visibility vest

Police seek help after knife incident at Brixton church

March 7, 2017, No comments

Police are appealing for information after a man brandishing knives walked into the Universal Church of Kingdom of God at 386 Brixton Road and threate ...

Billy Cox

New appeal on tenth anniversary of Billy Cox murder

February 14, 2017, 1 Comment

Ten years after the murder of local teenager Billy Cox, his mother and police are appealing for help in finding out who killed him. Detectives are al ...

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    Suspended sentence for PC who assaulted suspect in Brixton
    February 3, 2017, Comments Off on Suspended sentence for PC who assaulted suspect in Brixton

    A police officer who forcibly pushed a man’s head into a wall while he was trying to arrest him in Brixton was today (3 February) given a three-month suspended sentence […]

  • Deputy London Mayor with Brixton Divert Team
    Brixton police pioneer knife crime project
    January 28, 2017, 1 Comment

    London’s deputy mayor for policing, Sophie Linden, visited Brixton police station in January to check on a pioneering project to reduce knife crime. The project, Divert, works with 18–25-year-olds to […]

  • Bowie memorial attacked
    January 9, 2017, 4 Comments

    Police were called and one arrest made in the early hours of this morning after vandals attacked tributes at the David Bowie memorial at the side of Morleys on two […]

  • Acre Lane traders hit by break-ins
    November 25, 2016, 2 Comments

    Traders on Acre Lane have been hit by a wave of burglaries. Khamsa at number 140 and the recently opened Knife restaurant have suffered break-ins. Opus Café, at number 89, […]