All posts in Crime

  • Bikes in Brixton
    Confessions of a former bike thief
    May 14, 2016, 11 Comments

    Richard Cantle, founder of Stolen Ride, the London-based website that helps victims of bike theft recover their rides, talks to a reformed thief  So, you are an ex-bike thief from […]

  • Shooting in Angell Town
    May 12, 2016, 3 Comments

    TWO MEN were shot on Marcella Road in Brixton’s Angell Town housing estate this evening (12 May) at around 7.10pm, according to a spokesman for the Metropolitan Police. One man […]

  • Man convicted of Brixton sexual assaults
    April 26, 2016, Comments Off on Man convicted of Brixton sexual assaults

    A man has been convicted of seven sexual assaults following a series of attacks on women in Brixton and Clapham. Mehdi Midani, 28, of no fixed address, was found guilty […]

  • Brixton bomb remembered
    April 18, 2016, Comments Off on Brixton bomb remembered

    Members of the 17-24-30 No To Hate Crime Campaign took part yesterday (17 April) in their annual commemoration of the 1999 Brixton nail bomb attack. It was the first of […]

  • Cop who stole bikes from Brixton nick jailed
    March 11, 2016, 1 Comment

    A Metropolitan Police officer who stole bicycles from Brixton police station was today (11 March) sentenced to 18 months’ prison. Sergeant David Robinson, 36, had pleaded guilty to theft, fraud […]

  • Fridge Bar sign
    Prosecution service drops Fridge Bar case
    March 4, 2016, 5 Comments

    A spokesperson for the now-closed Brixton Fridge Bar has accused the police of “false and malicious prosecution” after the Crown Prosecution Service at the last minute dropped charges against bar […]

  • Bruno Pereira
    12 years for rapist
    January 29, 2016, Comments Off on 12 years for rapist

    A Brixton man, found guilty of rape after he dragged a woman into a secluded area and attacked her, was today (29 January) jailed for 12 years. Bruno Andre Miguel Pereira, 21, […]

  • Gun in police bag
    Gun found in Brixton Road raid
    January 25, 2016, 2 Comments

    A police raid found a gun and ammunition at an address on Brixton Road, SW9, this morning (25 January). Police said officers from Lambeth’s Proactive Gangs Unit forced entry in […]

  • Aliriza Kurt
    Uber driver jailed over sex assault on Brixton passenger
    January 20, 2016, Comments Off on Uber driver jailed over sex assault on Brixton passenger

    An Uber driver who sexually assaulted a woman who booked him from Brixton Tube station was today (20 January) sentenced to 18 months in jail. Aliriza Kurt, 42, of Blackstock […]