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Saturday, 28 March
Three jailed for drugs and firearms offences <images available>
Muslim Youth Festival event

Friday, 27 March
Man jailed for shooting police officer in hand <images and CCTV available>
Man absconded from mental health facility in Enfield
47 people charged following raids in South East London
Appeal following Barking aggravated burglary
Catholic priest jailed for historic sex abuse of a child <image available>
Burglar who locked 90-yr-old victim in his own basement is jailed <image available>
Woman sentenced for terrorist fundraising <image available>
Detectives continue to appeal for witnesses following a rape in Lewisham <images available>
Appeal to trace burglar, SW17 <image available>

Thursday, 26 March

Peckham shooting arrest
Two men charged with proscribed organisation offences
Former youth club leader jailed for historic sex offences <image available>
Missing girl from Isle of Dogs <image available>
Ex-member of police staff sentenced
Missing 18-year-old girl from Purely found
Appeal to trace missing 18-year-old girl from Purley <image available>
Renewed appeal to trace missing Augustin Anthony St Helen <image available>
Man found not guilty of preparing a terrorist act
Appeal for College Road firearms incident
UPDATE: Appeal to trace missing man from East Sheen
Lambeth drug dealer jailed <images available>
Police investigating a firearms incident urge witnesses to come forward
UPDATE: Murder in Acton
Trident appeal for information following firearms incident
UPDATE: Appeal to trace 46-year-old man missing from Rainham
MPS response to the HASC report on Counter-terrorism: Foreign Fighters

Wednesday, 25 March
Appeal to find 46-year-old man missing from Rainham <image available>
Missing teenager from Brent found
Murder investigation launched in Acton
Appeal to trace missing man from East Sheen <images available>
Camberwell man jailed for 18 years for violent assault
Appeal for teenager missing from Brent <image available>
Appeal on 40-year anniversary of linked murders from 1975 <images available>

Tuesday, 24 March
UPDATE: Unexploded bomb found in SE1
Shooting in Dulwich
Appeal for witnesses to collision at Whipps Cross
UPDATE: Appeal to trace Edmonton woman missing with 5-year-old child
Man jailed for 29 years for murder of Keisha McKenzie
Man jailed for four sexual assaults on transport network <image available>
Response to IPCC report into death of Mark Duggan
Forty-one people arrested during dawn raids in south-east London <images available>
Reward offered as man sought in connection with drugs and firearms <image available>
Appeal to identify injured man in Hackney

Monday, 23 March
Planned exclusion zone re: unexploded WWII bomb
Six bailed following disturbance in Stamford Hill
Man admits murder of his partner <image available>
Appeal to trace Edmonton woman missing with 5-year-old child
Appeal to trace sex offender
Man charged with sexual assault
Appeal after boy approached by man, Dagenham
Unexploded WWII bomb in SE1
Appeal to trace violent robber who stole 84-year-old man's holiday money

Sunday, 22 March
Appeal to trace vulnerable 85-year-old man missing from Newham <image available>
UPDATE: Disturbance at Stamford Hill

Saturday, 21 March
Deputy Asst. Commissioner Rodhouse reiterates appeal for victims of sexual abuse to come forward
UPDATE: Woman charged following arrest at Luton Airport
UPDATE: Missing Sussex 12-year-old girl found safe and well
Male appears in court re boys forced off bus

Friday, 20 March
Fatal collision in Greenwich
Woman missing from Haringey has been found
Two bailed re: disorder at Newham boat party
Man jailed following GBH, Croydon <image available>
Male charged after boys forced off bus
Two arrests re disorder on Newham party boat
Four men jailed for drugs and ammunition smuggling operation <images available>
Three men jailed after sawn-off shotgun seized <images available>
Burglar jailed after rooftop stand off, Croydon <images available>
Male arrested after boys forced off bus
Operation Elveden - six people found not guilty
Officer jailed for six months for perverting the course of public justice

Thursday, 19 March
Statement and pic released on behalf of family of Sally Adey <image available>
CCTV appeal re disorder on Newham party boat <image and footage available>
Arrest at Luton Airport
Appeal to trace men with crossbow following Thornton Heath burglary <moving footage available>

Wednesday, 18 March
Update in Brent murder investigation
Burglar jailed after DNA match found on crime scene drinks can <image available>
Man due in court charged with attempted murder of PCSO
Former Conservative candidate jailed for six months
Appeal to trace missing woman from Haringey
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niversity student sentenced to 15 years for series of rapes on sex workers <image available>
Burglar jailed for three years <image available>
Missing Peckham teenager found
Missing Havering teenager found
Man summoned to appear at court in relation to 17 offences under the Air Navigation Order 2009
National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day <images and video available>

Tuesday, 17 March

Three charged with conspiracy to import class A drugs in joint NCA Operation
Serial rapist jailed for life <image available>
Appeal after man found with serious head injuries, Newham
Murder investigation launched in Brent
Missing woman from East Ham has been found
Man pleads guilty to murdering woman in front of a child <images available>
Reward offered and e-fit released in latest Redwan El-Ghaidouni murder appeal <material available>

Monday, 16 March
15-year-old girl missing from Brixton may be in Barking <image available>
Man sentenced for manslaughter
Man given suspended sentence for grooming girl online
Casino cheat who tried to escape on plane is sentenced <images available>
Man jailed for murdering stranger <images available>
'Topping Out' of new police training facility at Hendon <image available>
Statement: Referral to IPCC - concerning historic child abuse allegations
Man wanted for failing to appear at court <image available>
Police launch next phase of counter terrorism campaign to prevent tragedies <material available>

Sunday, 15 March
Three males bailed over suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts
UPDATE: Three males arrested on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts
Appeal following fatal collision in Sutton

Saturday, 14 March
Man named following fatal Kingston Road traffic collision
Appeal after 82-year-old woman robbed in Palmers Green, N13
Missing 12-year-old from Southall found

Friday, 13 March
Second man charged with Hackney murder
Three sentenced in connection with death of Martin Thomas <images available>
CCTV footage issued following unprovoked assault in Hoxton <footage available>
Man further arrested for sexual assault
15-year-old girl missing from Ealing found
Appeal following sexual assault on Camden bus <image available>
Murder of Abdel Salam Hassan Abdel Salam - five year anniversary appeal <image available>
Fire in Barking

Thursday, 12 March
Commissioner's speech to the RSA
Man guilty of murder of stranger <images available>
Operation Yewtree arrest
Appeal following stabbing in Hackney
Fourth man bailed re fraud and money laundering investigation
Man dies following Kingston road traffic collision
Man wanted on recall
Men arrested for money laundering offences
Fatal Collision in Stepney
Missing man found
Man missing from Central London hotel <image available>

Wednesday, 11 March
Motorcyclist named following fatal Kensington collision <image available>
Appeal for missing teenager <image available>
Woman charged under Terrorism Act
Officers investigating murder of Martine Vik Magnussen travel to Oslo <images available>
Man who attempted to rob store armed with an axe is jailed for four years <CCTV and image available>
Three guilty of assisting an offender
Detectives release image of Lewisham sex attack suspect <image available>
Five men summonsed following incidents on the Paris Metro
Man convicted of attempted murder of shopkeeper <CCTV available>
Appeal to trace man following burglary <image available>
Man jailed for attacks on women <image available>
Men jailed for series of thefts <image available>

Tuesday, 10 March
UPDATE: Man charged with Haringey murder
Fatal road traffic collision in Kensington
Woman missing from Hammersmith has been found
Man jailed for Ryan Gray murder
Fourth arrests re: fraud and money laundering
Missing girl found
Missing boy from Brixton <image available>
Six charged with false imprisonment
Murder investigation launched in Haringey
Missing girl found

Monday, 9 March
Appeal following fatal collision, Sidcup
Man jailed for 20 years for two attempted murders <image available>
Boy arrested in connection with Cheam RTC
Missing woman from Hammersmith <image available>
Appeal to trace owner of classic car found abandoned in Sutton <images available>

Sunday, 8 March
Man charged with murder, Hillingdon
Appeal to trace missing woman, East Ham <image available>
Man charged in connection with incident at Palace of Westminster
Missing person appeal

Saturday, 7 March
Murder investigation launched, Hillingdon
Appeal following collision in Worcester Park
Investigation into missing teenage girls
Accused in Alan Cartwright murder appears at court
'Drugs to order' gang jailed for total of 33 years <images available>
"Bonnie and Clyde" couple jailed <images available>
Pensioner sustains fractured rib and wrist in unprovoked attack

Friday, 6 March
Man charged with murder of Alan Cartwright
Appeal to trace 15-year-old girl missing from Wembley <image available>
Shropshire misper found

Teen pleads guilty to murder of Christopher John Barry
Four found guilty in E11 double murder trial at the Old Bailey
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Embed code for Syria webchat
Appeal following sexual assault, TW5
Appeal following fatal collision, Hounslow <image available>
Two sentenced for manslaughter of Ayesha Ali
Police arrest 35 during four-day crackdown on cyber criminals
Final member of drug smuggling ring jailed for 17 years <images available>

Thursday, 5 March
Absconder from mental health unit found
Second man bailed over Alan Cartwright murder
Appeal to find 41-year-old man missing from Stoke Newington
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Man arrested re Operation Sunfire appears at court
Notting Hill murder investigation
Appeal for absconder from mental health unit <image available>
Stabbing in Edmonton
Appeal following collision, A40
Missing 15-year-old girl from Ealing found
Appeal to identify man after sexual assault of boy <CCTV and still images available>
New appeal in Kester David unexplained death investigation <material availabel>

Wednesday, 4 March

UPDATE: Two men bailed following arrest by counter terrorism officers

Third arrest for fraud and money laundering
Man guilty of murder of Ryan Gray in 2014 <images available>
Man pleads guilty to robbing pensioner <image and footage available>
Trial date for Aravindan Balakrishnan is set
Man convicted of manslaughter of landlady <image available>
Five men arrested by Organised Vehicle Crime Unit
Two arrested by SO15 on suspicion of money laundering
CCTV released of bus driver assault in Bromley <images and footage available>
UPDATE: Arrest made under Extradition Unit's Operation Sunfire
Two women found guilty of manslaughter <images, material and footage available>
Third arrest in Alan Cartwright murder investigation
Response to Transparency International's report

Tuesday, 3 March
Cyclist thanks officer after thief is jailed <image available>
Woman charged with murder following Notting Hill deaths
EMBARGOED: Extradition Unit issue details of wanted men <images available>
Response to Transparency International's report
Man who indecently assaulted young child in the 1970s jailed <image available>
PC dismissed without notice following misconduct hearing
Woman charged with murder following Notting Hill deaths
CCTV issued to trace motorcyclist involved in collision, Sutton <CCTV available>
Camden collision victim named
Second man charged with the murder of Mantas Ziedavicius, East Ham

Monday, 2 March
Man charged following fatal collision, Camden
Man guilty of murder of Paula Newman <images available>
Further appeal to trace victim of Islington sexual assault
Man charged with attempted murder of two PCs
Man charged with the murder of Mantas Ziedavicius <image available>
Three men jailed for conspiracy to supply cocaine <images available>
Three charged following Wickham Lane armed robbery

Sunday, 1 March
Appeal to find missing man
Appeal to trace victim of Islington sex attack
Officer attacked and stabbed in Southwark

Saturday, 28 February
Teenager charged with firearms offences following Trident op
Appeal after WWII medals stolen, Hayes <image available>

Friday, 27 February
Newham officers rescue boy from roof <image available>
Man jailed for sexually assaulting two women <image available>
Catholic priest guilty of sexual abuse <image available>
Teenager arrested after being found in possession of a handgun <image available>
Missing girls from Hillingdon found
Casino cheat pleads guilty <images available>
Appeal for missing teenager from Southall <image available>
Man convicted in the US for 1998 US embassy bombings
Paul Gadd sentenced to 16 years <image available>
Man charged with attempted rapes in Hendon
Missing girls from Hillingdon <images available>
Newham murder victim named
Woman injured after shots fired at house

Thursday, 26 February
Teenager missing from Wandsworth has been found
Man charged in connection with Hackney murder
Appeal to trace girl missing from Shropshire <image available>
Youth found guilty of the murder of James Hunter in Sydenham
Three men jailed for 30 years for importing semi-automatic machine gun pistols <images available>
Renewed appeal for teenager missing from Wandsworth <images available>
Man jailed for 34 months following Croydon robbery <image available>
Appeal for missing teenager
Met holds memorial service for officer killed in 1975 <images available>
Update re changes to policing demonstrations
Speculation about the identity of 'Jihadi John'
Four firearms seized in proactive operations across London <images available>
Missing mother and baby from Bromley found

Wednesday, 25 February
UPDATE: Man arrested on suspicion of terrorist funding
Witness appeal after man stabbed, E5
Drugs money seized will be used to fight crime <images available>
Appeal after 90-year-old woman's handbag stolen <image available>
Man given Dog Control Order after horse attack <images available>
Knives recovered in SE27 <image available>
Former PCSO jailed for blackmailing women <image available>
Missing boy from Wandsworth <image available>
Man arrested following sexual assaults, Hendon
Murder investigation launched following death in Hackney
Appeal to trace property after man dies following Tulse Hill assault
Man charged with murder in Kidbrooke

Tuesday, 24 February
Appeal to trace Lewisham missing teenage girl
Appeal following violent and homophobic attempted robbery

Appeal following convenience store robbery in Balham <images and footage available>
UPDATE: Investigation into missing teenage girls
Murder investigation launched in Newham
UPDATE: Missing girl from Mill Hill has been found
Volunteer completes almost half a century of voluntary service with the Met <image available>
UPDATE: Teenager missing from Islington has been found
Murder investigation launched in Kidbrooke
Suspicious death in Newham

Monday, 23 February
Woman found guilty of terrorist fundraising <image available>
Man jailed for violent convenience store robbery <image and footage available>
Bogus builder jailed after conning elderly victims <image available>
Appeal for missing teenager from Hailsham
Appeal following collision in Southwark
: Missing man from Sutton found
Man arrested following fail to stop collision in West Hendon

Sunday, 22 February
Familes of missing girls provide interviews appealing for their safe return <images available>
CCTV still released in arson appeal <image available>
UPDATE: Original images of all girls at Gatwick <images available>
Police appeal for witnesses to come forward following Victoria collision
Men identified CCTV following Chelsea match in Paris appeal
Carer jailed for four months following an assault on vulnerable man <image available>
Appeal following fail to stop collision in West Hendon
Appeal for man in connection with criminal damage <images available>

Saturday, 21 February
The family of unnamed missing girl reveal identity and issue statement for her safe return <image available>
UPDATE: Statement issued on behalf of Kadiza Sultana's family
Appeal for information following fire in Erith
Statement issued on behalf of Shamima Begum’s family
UPDATE: CCTV still released following Chelsea match in Paris <images available>
Police Appeal following serious assault in Tulse Hill
UPDATE: Clarification following media reporting of missing girls
Two men jailed for raping Polish tourist <images available>
Footage released following incident in bookmakers <images available>
Payroll officer who stole more than £1 million convicted <image available>
Man sentenced for defrauding his 98-year-old mother <image available>
Man sentenced for rape and false imprisonment of teenage girl <image available>

Friday, 20 February
CCTV still released following Chelsea match in Paris
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Rare Mini stolen in Chelsea <images available>
Cyclist named following fatal collision in Victoria Street, SW1 <image available>
Missing pensioner from Romford has been found
Man charged with affray and possession of an offensive weapon
Man charged under Operation Winthorpe
'Courier fraudsters' plead guilty <images available>
Man found guilty of killing woman in hit and run <image available>
Appeal to trace three teenaged girls believed to have travelled to Syria <images available>
Man found guilty of attempted murder <image available>
Teacher found guilty of historic indecent assault <image available>
Operation Yewtree update
Cigarette theft gang jailed <images available>
Appeal following sexual assault in Dagenham <image available>

Thursday, 19 February
Woman guilty of possessing material likely to be useful for terrorism
Man who plotted to kill soldiers found guilty
UPDATE: Investigation launched following deaths in W2
UPDATE: Owner reunited with family slides
Renewed appeal in connection with aggravated burglary in Barnet <image available>
Chinese New Year celebrations
Appeal for teenager missing from Islington <image available>
UPDATE: Two arrested under Operation Elveden bailed
UPDATE: Man charged with robbery of 93-year-old has been remanded in custody
Appeal to trace witness in connection with death of six-week old baby <images available>
Appeal following fatal RTC in Victoria Street
Police appeal for man wanted on warrant <image available>

Wednesday, 18 February
Vice Team tackling prostitution in Bethnal Green
Woman identified re assault on baby boy
Appeal following aggravated burglary in Bermondsey
Statement following footage allegedly showing Chelsea fans in Paris
Two arrests under Operation Elveden

Tuesday, 17 February
Man charged following robbery of 93-year-old
Man charged with 2013 Wood Green murder
Appeal for 18-year-old missing from Hackney <image available>
Appeal to trace man from Feltham <image available>
Further appeals following woman injured at demonstration <images available>
Armed robbers jailed for a total of 23 years <images available>
Man sentenced to ten years for Islington GBH <images available>
Appeal following collision in Stamford Hill
BEDS POLICE: Six held on drugs charges
Firearms found in house in Twickenham
Detectives investigating illegal film and TV show website arrest three men
CCTV issued following assault of one-year-old boy <moving footage available>
Appeal to trace man in connection with bus assault, Haringey <moving footage and still image available>

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