All posts in Crime

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    Council, MPs, urge top priority for youth violence
    July 4, 2016, Comments Off on Council, MPs, urge top priority for youth violence

    Leading south Londoners, including MPs, councillors and community and youth charity workers, today (4 July) called on Sophie Linden, London’s new deputy mayor for policing and crime, to make violent […]

  • Brixton Tube station bottle assault appeal
    June 27, 2016, Comments Off on Brixton Tube station bottle assault appeal

    British Transport Police (BTP) have released images of a man following an assault on a woman at Brixton underground station  on Sunday 8 May at 00.05am Detective constable Carl Wayte […]

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    Desperate Brixton fashion label offers reward for stolen samples
    June 21, 2016, Comments Off on Desperate Brixton fashion label offers reward for stolen samples

    Brixton-based fashion label Alice’s Pig is appealing for help after its only samples were stolen in the SW9 area from the back of a FedEx van. “The police are involved, […]

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    Police seek witnesses to Canterbury Crescent fire
    June 21, 2016, Comments Off on Police seek witnesses to Canterbury Crescent fire

    Police are appealing for information and witnesses after a block of flats in Brixton was set alight earlier this month. The fire is being treated as suspicious. Smoke from the […]

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    Police launch new knife crime drive
    June 20, 2016, Comments Off on Police launch new knife crime drive

    A new week of action against knife crime launched today (20 June) by the Metropolitan police comes as concern about the issue mounts. Local MP Chuka Umunna last month told […]

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    MP’s message to government: Act now on youth crime
    May 31, 2016, Comments Off on MP’s message to government: Act now on youth crime

    Violent crime among young people in and around Brixton is rising alarmingly, local MP Chuka Umunna has warned. He told the Bugle that in the four weeks to mid-May there […]

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    Another shooting in Angell Town
    May 28, 2016, Comments Off on Another shooting in Angell Town

    BY HARRY YEATES  A 23-year-old man was shot yesterday afternoon (Friday 27 May) in Max Roach Park, near the scene of another recent shooting in Angell Town. His condition was described as […]