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Brixton flat deposit fraud man found guilty, but is not in court

A man who conned people looking for somewhere to live in Brixton out of thousands of pounds is being sought after he was convicted...
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Brixton lawyers who turn nobody away

 Lawyers in the Soup Kitchen recently made the first ever film to be allowed in the Royal Courts of Justice. The organisation Twanieka Alcindor...
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Police appeal for witnesses after five injured in Brixton car incident

Police are appealing for information and witnesses after a car collided with a group of people in Brixton. Police were called shortly after 3am this...
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Brixton domino team triumph while club contests police licence review

Brixton’s domino team have triumphed in this year’s Anglo Caribbean Domino League (ACDL), beating Wolverhampton by a wide margin (131-109) in the UK finals...
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Brixton Water Lane car break-in. Can you help?

A car owner whose vehicle was broken into in Brixton Water Lane on Wednesday night is seeking help. Stolen from the car was an old...
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Police seek information after two women robbed in Brixton

Police are appealing for information and witnesses after two recent robberies of women in Brixton. In both cases the victims were walking alone in Stockwell...
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Award for custody book scheme

Steve Whitmore, a special constable in Brixton was awarded the Chris Donovan Trust Award at the station last month for his work with the...
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Police consult on closure of seven front counters across Lambeth

The Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) have launched a consultation on the proposed closures of seven police station front counters and neighbourhood...
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Man charged with Brixton murder

Police investigating the stabbing in Brixton’s Atlantic Road have today (20 August) charged a man with murder. South London resident Alando Bolt, 45, will appear...
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Atlantic Road closed in Brixton murder enquiry

Police have launched a murder investigation in Brixton after being called at around 12.50 this afternoon (18 August) to reports of a man suffering...
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Ten years for Brixton firearms offences

A man who fired a gun while he was running away from two police officers in Brixton has been sentenced to ten years in...
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Police appeal over Brixton stabbing

Lambeth detectives investigating a stabbing in Brixton have released CCTV footage of the attack and stills of six people they wish to speak to. On...
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Brixton has London’s busiest police station front desk – but others may go

Brixton police station has London’s busiest front desk when it comes to reporting crime – yet only seven crimes are reported there on average...
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Police arrest man after Brixton rape attempt appeal

Detectives from the Metropolitan police  child abuse and sexual offences command who were appealing for information to trace a man in connection with an...
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Police investigate Brixton rape

Police are investigating a rape in Brixton. At around 10.30pm yesterday (11 July) the victim, a woman in her mid-20s, was approached by an unknown...
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Brixton launch for new London knife crime strategy

London mayor Sadiq Khan and Metropolitan police chief Cressida Dick today (27 June) chose Brixton’s Dwaynamics fitness and boxing club to launch a new...