Metropolitan Police

London police accused of racial profiling in lockdown searches

May 16, 2020

Police in London have been accused of racial profiling by a school pastoral support worker whose account on Twitter of being handcuffed and questioned has prompted questions about the role of officers during the city’s lockdown. Dwayne Francis, who was detained while waiting in his car for a post office to open en route to […]

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Met police officer investigated after man shot with Taser stun gun is left paralysed

May 15, 2020

A police officer has been placed under criminal investigation after a man was shot with a Taser weapon and left paralysed from the waist down, the Guardian has learned. The man, 23, was shot by an officer using a stun gun as he jumped over a wall and fell as officers tried to detain him […]

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Hunt for woman ‘forced into car and driven away’ late at night

May 13, 2020

Police are appealing for information after a woman appeared to be forced into a car and driven away late at night. Police were called at 11.55pm on Monday to New River Avenue in Haringey, London to reports a woman may have been forced into a small dark coloured car before being driven away. Officers attended […]

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Police investigated after man Tasered and left with life-changing injuries

May 9, 2020

An independent investigation has been launched after a man suffered ‘life-changing injuries’ when he was Tasered by police. The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) said it is ‘seeking answers’ on ‘whether there are any conduct or criminal matters’ after the man in his 20s was injured in Burgoyne Road, Haringey, north London, on Monday, […]

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Homeless man fighting for his life after two rough sleepers attacked in London

May 9, 2020

Police are appealing for information after two rough sleepers were attacked in London – leaving one fighting for his life. Officers from the Metropolitan Police Service were called at 4.30am on Thursday to reports a rough sleeper had been attacked by two men on Victoria Street in Westminster. The 44-year-old man was taken to a […]

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NHS doctor stalked and attacked as she headed home from work

May 8, 2020

Police are trying to identify the man in this CCTV footage after a doctor shoved to the floor and left with a broken tooth on her way home from work. The 37-year-old victim was waiting to board the Docklands Light Railway from Shadwell Station, east London when she noticed a man she did not know […]

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