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Riots: London CCTV Latest

The Metropolitan Police released pictures of the 213 most wanted suspects for the disorder seen across London this August as part of a campaign to catch offenders in the run up to Christmas. With the public‚Äôs help in identifying those responsible, to date the Met has made 3269 arrests for a variety of offences and 2046 people have been charged or summonsed….

Across the capital 22 of London‚Äôs boroughs saw disorder and as of 5 December, a total of 3,877 crimes have been reported to the police. Officers are continuing to diligently seek out those involved and are appealing for the public‚Äôs help in pursuing those who sought to cause violence and damage.<br><br>The release of the further 213 images four months on from the disorder is testament to the tireless work by the investigation team who have already looked through 200,000 hours of CCTV footage to obtain identifiable images that can be used to make a positive identification.<br><br>Commander Steve Rodhouse, Gold for Operation Withern said: ‚ÄúI would like to thank the public for continuing to assist us with this investigation, without their help positive identifications on several images would not have been made.<br><br>"Four months on from the disorder my team of officers remain absolutely committed to identifying, arresting and charging those involved in the criminality that took place. The investigation is a huge challenge and one that will continue for some time to come, but I want to reassure London‚Äôs communities that we are determined to bring those who committed these outrageous crimes to justice and more arrests will follow. I urge anyone with any information to come forward.‚Äù<br><br>Anyone with information can contact Crimestoppers anonymously quoting the reference number alongside the image.<br><br>Operation Withern is an Met-wide investigation with detectives, uniformed officers and police staff from across the Met working together. For Flickr images from the Met visit –


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