Arrest made in Thornton Heath in connection with abduction of children in Coulsdon

Police investigating the abduction of three children have made another arrest. Bilal, Mohammed Ebrar and Mohammed Yassen were abducted from an address in Couldson on August 20. A 30-year-old man was arrested at an address on High Street, Thornton Heath on suspicion of conspiracy to kidnap and possession of an offensive weapon.

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Police on the hunt for men who stamped on man two weeks before he died

Police are on the lookout for a group of men who stamped on and beat a 40-year-old man who died two weeks later – although the cause of death is still unclear. Detectives investigating the assault in London Road, Croydon, have released CCTV and images of four men they want to speak to in connection with the incident which took place around 1.30am on July 1.

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Searches taking place in Norbury and in Banstead, Surrey, as Met investigation into murder of Sgt Matt Ratana in Croydon continues

The Metropolitan Police Service investigation into the murder of Sgt Matt Ratana continues at pace. Led by homicide detectives from the Specialist Crime Command, the team is supported by forensic specialists, search teams and local officers. Detailed searches continue at two locations – in Southbrook Road, Norbury and an address off Park Road in Banstead, Surrey.

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Police Commissioner Cressida Dick offers “heartfelt condolences” to family of police officer shot dead at Croydon custody centre

Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick has offered her “heartfelt condolences” to the family of a police officer shot dead at a Croydon custody centre this morning. At around 2.15am this morning the officer was shot by a man who was being detained at Croydon Custody Centre, in Windmill Lane.

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Police officer shot and killed in custody centre in Croydon

A police officer has been shot and killed by a man at a police custody centre in Croydon. At around 2.15am this morning the officer was shot by a man who was being detained at Croydon Custody Centre, in Windmill Lane. Officers and paramedics treated him at the scene and he was taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service but he died later in hospital.

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