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#met police

# met-police - Friday 19 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed after raping pensioner in 'horrific ordeal' at her London home Jason Batchelor

Man jailed after raping pensioner in 'horrific ordeal' at her London home

The woman was making breakfast when she was attacked.

# met-police - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie London woman loses life savings after being targeted by 'romance scammers' Money Laundering

London woman loses life savings after being targeted by 'romance scammers'

Over the course of two years, she sent more than £65,000 (€75,000) to a man in Ghana.

# met-police - Thursday 11 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Man who met victim (13) on dating app jailed for child sex offences in London Child Abuse

Man who met victim (13) on dating app jailed for child sex offences in London

The abuse was discovered when the boy’s sister found an indecent video on his phone.

From TheJournal.ie Police probe 'poisoning' at Wimbledon after player ends up in intensive care Tennis

Police probe 'poisoning' at Wimbledon after player ends up in intensive care

Gabriella Taylor was playing in the junior quarter-finals when she took ill.

# met-police - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after climbing over fence at Buckingham Palace 'had been drinking' London

Man arrested after climbing over fence at Buckingham Palace 'had been drinking'

Police said the 22-year-old did not gain access to the palace.

# met-police - Friday 5 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Woman killed in London knife attack was "one of the nicest, sweetest people" Russell Square

Woman killed in London knife attack was "one of the nicest, sweetest people"

64-year-old Florida native Darlene Horton had been due to return to the US just hours after the stabbing attack.

# met-police - Thursday 28 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Teenager jailed after being caught with 'step-by-step' terrorism guide Stansted Airport

Teenager jailed after being caught with 'step-by-step' terrorism guide

A subsequent search of his home uncovered a handwritten oath of allegiance to Islamic State.

From TheJournal.ie Sexual assault charge against Chris Evans dropped London

Sexual assault charge against Chris Evans dropped

Police found that there wasn’t enough evidence to proceed with the case.

# met-police - Friday 20 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair's foray into Brexit could land them a police 'bribery' probe (and tonnes of publicity) Home To Gloat

Ryanair's foray into Brexit could land them a police 'bribery' probe (and tonnes of publicity)

The airline has a special offer to fly British expats back for the vote.

# met-police - Thursday 12 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Police in London appeal after woman in her 70s is beaten and raped at home Purley

Police in London appeal after woman in her 70s is beaten and raped at home

The victim has described the suspect as a white man, who was about 5ft 8ins tall, with short brown hair.

# met-police - Sunday 27 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Man behind 'mealy-mouthed Muslim' tweet to sue London Police for false arrest London

Man behind 'mealy-mouthed Muslim' tweet to sue London Police for false arrest

Matthew Doyle created an online storm last week after tweeting about his interaction with a Muslim woman in Croydon.

# met-police - Friday 18 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Police in London respond after holding a child in custody overnight Behind Bars

Police in London respond after holding a child in custody overnight

A report published in the Evening Standard found that more than 7,500 children were detained overnight last year.

# met-police - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Woman found guilty of causing death after having epileptic seizure while driving London

Woman found guilty of causing death after having epileptic seizure while driving

She had been told not to drive by a medical professional a week before the accident.

# met-police - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Police seek 'most wanted fugitive' in connection with brutal stabbing of man on night out Most Wanted

Police seek 'most wanted fugitive' in connection with brutal stabbing of man on night out

London’s Met Police believe that 27-year-old Shane O’Brien, wanted in connection with the murder of Josh Hanson (21), may be in hiding in the Netherlands.

# met-police - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Police officer sentenced for voyeurism London

Police officer sentenced for voyeurism

Police Constable Irshad Kamal remains under suspension.

# met-police - Friday 26 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Woman convicted of murdering father who had MS London

Woman convicted of murdering father who had MS

Brian and Claire Darbyshire had lived together reclusively for a number of years.

# met-police - Friday 12 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Rolf Harris to be charged with seven counts of indecent assault Operation Yewtree

Rolf Harris to be charged with seven counts of indecent assault

The new charges relate to seven complainants aged between 12 and 27.

# met-police - Saturday 30 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie An Irish person was arrested every four hours in London last year Busted Abroad

An Irish person was arrested every four hours in London last year

Figures released exclusively to TheJournal.ie show how many Irish citizens were arrested in the British capital in 2015.

# met-police - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie New arrest made in case of college lecturer stabbed to death while walking to work London

New arrest made in case of college lecturer stabbed to death while walking to work

Daniel Young was killed in an unprovoked attack while walking to work in London on 19 January.

# met-police - Saturday 23 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Police appeal for answers - 40 years after the mysterious death of a boy found under a bridge Peter Watts

Police appeal for answers - 40 years after the mysterious death of a boy found under a bridge

On a Sunday in 1976, Peter Watts left his home in Wales to do homework with a friend. He was found dead in London hours later.

# met-police - Friday 15 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Woman in 'kangaroo-print' headscarf attempts to stab 15-year-old boy with kitchen knife on bus London

Woman in 'kangaroo-print' headscarf attempts to stab 15-year-old boy with kitchen knife on bus

The unprovoked attack was foiled by the victim’s grandmother, with the assailant then fleeing.

# met-police - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Suspect in murder of Eastenders actress set to face extradition after being found hiding in Ghana Sian Blake

Suspect in murder of Eastenders actress set to face extradition after being found hiding in Ghana

Sian Blake and her two children were found dead in her home last week.

# met-police - Friday 8 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Police in London release video of two youths attempting to set bus on fire Croydon

Police in London release video of two youths attempting to set bus on fire

Police are treating the incident as an arson attempt.

# met-police - Monday 28 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Homeless man gives police officers Christmas gift after they save his injured dog London

Homeless man gives police officers Christmas gift after they save his injured dog

“Life is pretty tough for Darren at the moment and it is really heartwarming to see local officers and residents coming together to help out.”

# met-police - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 'My kebab is cold': Police in the UK release list of most ridiculous phone calls It Can Probably Wait

'My kebab is cold': Police in the UK release list of most ridiculous phone calls

The Met Police are asking the public to consider whether or not their situation is an emergency.

# met-police - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A father in the UK has been jailed for murdering his six-month old son Tragic

A father in the UK has been jailed for murdering his six-month old son

Piotr Sobczyk will serve a minimum of 16 and a half years.

# met-police - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Appeal for information over alleged 'serial killer' gay dating website murders Scotland Yard

Appeal for information over alleged 'serial killer' gay dating website murders

Police are looking for information on Stephen Port (40) who is accused of killing four young men.

# met-police - Friday 11 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie CCTV catches man 'taking pictures' up woman's skirt in Boots London

CCTV catches man 'taking pictures' up woman's skirt in Boots

London’s Metropolitan Police have appealed for information about the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Police seeking to identify man who stole a crate of lucozade on a hoverboard Float On This post contains videos

Police seeking to identify man who stole a crate of lucozade on a hoverboard

London’s Metropolitan Police have released CCTV footage of the intrepid robber.

# met-police - Friday 20 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie London police apologise to women deceived into sexual relationships with undercover officers Totally Unacceptable

London police apologise to women deceived into sexual relationships with undercover officers

The relationships have been described as “abusive, deceitful, manipulative and wrong”.

# met-police - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Father's laptop stolen during funeral for his six-year-old son Heartless

Father's laptop stolen during funeral for his six-year-old son

The device had been used to show pictures of the deceased child at the service.

# met-police - Thursday 29 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for 24 years for raping 88-year-old woman in her bed London

Man jailed for 24 years for raping 88-year-old woman in her bed

His elderly victim has been unable to return home, where she had lived for more than 20 years.

# met-police - Sunday 4 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Police are trying to solve the mystery of an Italian art thief found dead in a London canal The Man With The Lizard Tattoo

Police are trying to solve the mystery of an Italian art thief found dead in a London canal

Sebastiano Magnanini stole a 260-year-old painting from a church in Venice. 22 years later, he was found tied to a shopping trolley in a canal in London.

# met-police - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Woman sentenced to three years in prison for stabbing convicted paedophile London

Woman sentenced to three years in prison for stabbing convicted paedophile

Michael Pleasted, the woman’s neighbour, had served as long as six years in prison.

# met-police - Friday 25 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A hidden 'forest of cannabis' was found in London Leafy Suburb

A hidden 'forest of cannabis' was found in London

There were around 150 plants in total.

# met-police - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Hipster thief steals six-string guitar from music store Menace To Society

Hipster thief steals six-string guitar from music store

T(he)y must be stopped.

# met-police - Friday 4 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie London man gets life sentence for shotgun murder of Irish woman Leeann Foley

London man gets life sentence for shotgun murder of Irish woman

Leeann Foley, from Cork, was shot dead at her home near the Emirates Stadium last November.

# met-police - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ex-MP calls child abuse inquiry a 'homosexual witch hunt' ALLEGED MURDER

Ex-MP calls child abuse inquiry a 'homosexual witch hunt'

Harvey Proctor has denied all allegations made against him.

From TheJournal.ie Video: Frightening attack on female cyclist caught on helmet camera Streets Of London This post contains videos

Video: Frightening attack on female cyclist caught on helmet camera

Met Police have released the video in an attempt to find the attacker.

# met-police - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie London police tweeted - then deleted - this photo of a famous comedian taken from a helicopter Privacy

London police tweeted - then deleted - this photo of a famous comedian taken from a helicopter

The photo taken of Michael McIntyre has spurred an investigation.