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  1. These dramatic pictures show a theft suspect being wrestled to the ground and detained by members of the public this afternoon. A flying rugby tackle brought the 43-year-old man to the ground after a woman claimed £170 was taken from her as she queued up at an ATM outside Tesco store. https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/crime/take-down-dramatic-moment-have-a-go-hero-tackles-thief-who-swiped-£170-cash-from-woman-at-a-tesco-atm-in-front-of-stunned-city-centre-shoppers/ar-AAyWBVg
  2. A yacht, a rhino horn and a suitcase stuffed with £200,000 were among a record haul of assets seized from criminals by Scotland Yard last year. Police say more than £94 million was seized or confiscated under the Misuse of Drugs Act in 2017/18, a 40 per cent rise on the previous year. The amount included £25 million in cash, much of it seized from couriers in London, and £55 million in confiscation orders — a 164 per cent increase on 2016/17. https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/high-and-dry-fraudster-s-yacht-among-94m-of-criminal-assets-seized-by-the-met-a3867666.html
  3. Police today swooped on a gang suspected of smuggling hundreds of migrants hidden in refrigerated trucks into Britain. The suspected ringleader of the Albanian gang was arrested in a dawn raid at a council flat in Penge, south London, as part of a Europe-wide investigation. The 31-year-old was led from his home in handcuffs and joked “I remember you very well” to an undercover National Crime Agency officer who had kept him under surveillance before today’s arrest. https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/police-swoop-on-gang-suspected-of-smuggling-hundreds-of-migrants-in-refrigerated-trucks-into-uk-a3867631.html
  4. An Uber driver armed with a samurai sword tried to attack police officers outside Buckingham Palace because he believed the Queen was "an enemy of Allah", the Old Bailey heard. Mohiussunnath Chowdhury, 27, swerved in front of a police van outside the Royal residence and reached for the four-foot blade in the footwell of his cab, it is said. He wanted to become a "martyr" and was heard shouting "Allahu Akbar" as he tussled with officers as they tried to restrain him, on August 25 last year. https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/uber-driver-armed-with-samurai-sword-attacked-police-outside-buckingham-palace-because-queen-was-a3865681.html
  5. Image caption The police specials were not trained to drive above the speed limit or activate the siren, a misconduct hearing heard Two special police officers who drove at more than 100mph despite not being trained to do so have been found guilty of gross misconduct. Special constable Terry Whinnett-James and acting special sergeant Umar Ajaz were responding to a burglary when the police car hit speeds up to 112mph. Neither was trained to drive above the speed limit nor activate the siren. An independent police panel said the officers, of Bedfordshire Police, should receive a final warning. The pair were despatched to a report of a burglary where the perpetrators were still on the scene on 4 July last year. 'Wrong thing, right reasons' Mr Ajaz was driving the marked police car at speeds of up to 112mph, the panel heard. On two other occasions that night, Mr Whinnett-James drove the marked car at speeds of 102mph, and 53mph in a 30mph zone. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The hearing heard that the men drove at speeds of more than 100mph Mr Ajaz's barrister, Kevin Baumber, said his client "did the wrong thing for the right reasons". Mr Whinnett-James' barrister, Matthew Butt, said his client was "extremely remorseful". Deputy Chief Constable Garry Forsyth said: "Given the nature of the incident it was necessary to put the matter before an independent panel to assess whether the officers had breached the standards of professional behaviour. "While the actions of these specials were found to have amounted to gross misconduct, I am satisfied that they were acting with best intentions in responding to reports of burglaries - therefore agree with the sanction of a final written warning. "It is important we support our officers and staff in such cases, this outcome will allow both officers to learn from the incident and move forward with their policing careers," he said. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-44384379?intlink_from_url=https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/localnews/2643339-luton/0&link_location=live-reporting-story
  6. Image copyright Thames Valley Police Image caption Lucas Broughton (left), 30, and Daryl Burrell, 31, absconded from HMP Spring Hill Two men have absconded from a low security prison overnight. Lucas Broughton, 30, and Daryl Burrell, 31, went missing from HMP Spring Hill near Aylesbury between 21:00 BST on Friday and 08:30 BST on Saturday. Broughton was serving a sentence for grievous bodily harm at the Category D prison and Burrell was serving a term there for robbery. Police have asked the public not to approach the men but call 999 "immediately". Broughton has a "distinctive" tattoo with the letters LB on his left arm and he is known to have links to Bedford. Burrell has scars on his left cheek, right hand and lips and is known to have links to Edmonton and Enfield, London. Last month, two other men - both serving sentences for burglary- absconded from the prison. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-44512453
  7. Police today smashed a “county lines” drugs gang running crack cocaine and heroin from east London to Ipswich. More than 80 officers swooped on nine addresses in London, Essex and Ipswich in co-ordinated dawn raids today as part of the Met’s drive to target gangs expanding into rural markets. Four men were arrested in east London, one courier was held in Essex and two women were held in the Suffolk town targeted by the gang. https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/seven-arrests-over-county-lines-gang-running-heroin-and-cocaine-a3860926.html
  8. You may have recently seen that an Uber self-driving car killed a pedestrian in a headline-grabbing event that re-awakened the humanity in all of us. This brings me to some common themes where ethical conundrums come back to the question of responsibility. https://www.msn.com/en-gb/cars/enthusiasts/who-is-in-the-wrong-if-a-self-driving-car-kills-someone/ar-AAyA4VS?ocid=spartandhp
  9. Metropolitan Police officers are posing as takeaway delivery drivers as part of tactics to combat moped crime in London, according to reports. The covert operation is part of a range of measures put in place by authorities in response to a surge in thefts, robberies and violent crime involving mopeds. https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/metropolitan-police-officers-pose-as-delivery-drivers-to-combat-moped-crime-a3859126.html
  10. A 14-year-old boy who robbed seven people of their mobile phones and other gadgets in the space of an hour from the back of a moped has been banned from riding any two-wheel vehicles. The teenager, who cannot be named because of his age, went on a crime spree with an accomplice around Hornsey, Crouch End and Muswell Hill in north London on Thursday, it is claimed. https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/boy-14-who-snatched-7-phones-in-an-hour-banned-from-riding-mopeds-a3859311.html
  11. Police officers were injured and five people were arrested as scuffles broke at a 'free Tommy Robinson' protest in central London. Thousands of protesters descended on Trafalgar Square for the protest before marching to Whitehall after the right wing activist was jailed for breaking contempt of court laws. Footage posted on social media shows a large group of men surrounding police and hurling objects while shouting "we want Tommy out". Five police officers were hurt at the protest on Saturday, none seriously, Scotland Yard said. https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/free-tommy-robinson-protest-in-london-five-arrests-made-after-demonstrators-scuffle-with-police-a3859316.html
  12. Five London gang members who were "caught red-handed" with machetes and baseball bats after making drill rap videos glorifying violence are facing jail. Micah Bedeau, 19, Yonas Girma, 21, Isaac Marshall, 18, and two 17-year-olds who cannot be identified had an array of weapons when they were arrested in Notting Hill, west London. They are due to be sentenced at Kingston Crown Court on Thursday for conspiracy to commit violent disorder, Scotland Yard said. https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/five-london-gang-members-found-with-machetes-after-making-violent-drill-music-videos-facing-jail-a3857221.html
  13. Scotland Yard today arrested eight people suspected of falsely claiming tens of thousands of pounds by saying they were victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster. Police carried out early morning raids on several addresses in London in connection with an inquiry into fraudsters exploiting the tragedy. https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/police-swoop-on-eight-grenfell-fraudsters-in-dawn-raids-a3857616.html
  14. Scotland Yard has ordered 132 football hooligans to surrender their passports to prevent them travelling to the World Cup in Russia. The Londoners with football-related convictions are subject to banning orders which prevent them from travelling to watch England abroad. The Met warn them that if they do not surrender their passports they will be pursued by police and face arrest. https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/police-seize-132-football-hooligans-passports-ahead-of-world-cup-a3854466.html
  15. Learners can now experience high-speed driving on Britain's motorways following a change in the law. Driving pupils must be on a lesson with an approved instructor and the car must also have dual controls. However, a motorway section is not being added to the test and it is not a mandatory part of lessons - it is up to the instructor to decide whether the learner is ready. Novices were previously only allowed on motorways after passing their test. https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/learner-drivers-now-allowed-on-the-motorway/ar-AAycheW