All posts in Crime

  • MP Chuka Umunna
    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 […]

  • Gun
    Another shooting in Angell Town
    May 28, 2016, 2 Comments

    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 stable and not […]

  • Mankiewicz is caught on camera walking away after leaving his victm in front of a moving bus
    12 years jail for vicious Brixton attack
    May 18, 2016, Comments Off on 12 years jail for vicious Brixton attack

      A man who launched a vicious and unprovoked attack on a man with learning difficulties on Brixton Hill has been jailed for 12 years. Damien Pankiewicz, 37, of no […]

  • 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 […]