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13 Arrests following #Lambeth #Scumoween disorder 

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Police investigating the disorder after an unlicensed music event in Lambeth have made 13 arrests.

The 13 people (no further details at this time) were arrested today, Wednesday, 4 November, after returning to the crime scene in Whitgift Street, SE1, to recover equipment and vehicles left behind on Sunday, 1 November.

They were arrested on suspicion of public nuisance and criminal damage and remain in custody at various south London police stations.

Late on Saturday, 31 October, officers attended a disused building in Whitgift Street, SE1 following reports of public disorder and criminal damage at an unlicensed music event.

Upon arrival, they were confronted with missiles being thrown at them.

A large number of people became increasingly violent. Extra resources were brought in and shortly before 06:00hrs on Sunday, 1 November officers entered the venue and stopped the event under the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act.

Twenty-four police officers and police dog Maverick received injuries and were treated at the scene, with some hospitalised for a short time.

At the time of the incident 16 people were arrested in connection with this incident, mainly for violent disorder.

Two have been charged. The first has been charged with assault on police. The second has been charged with possession of an offensive weapon. The other 14 arrested have now been bailed.

A full investigation has been launched the by Met’s Public Order Investigation Unit.

Detective Chief Inspector Andy Barnes, leading the investigation, said: “These arrests show the Met’s determination to bring all those involved to justice and the full post event investigation continues.

“Further arrests are expected and we continue appeal to the public to identify those involved.”

Previously the MPS appealed to identify eight people they would like to speak to in connection with the violent disorder.

Anyone who recognises the individuals pictured or has any information is asked to contact the Public Order Investigation Unit on 020 8246 0076 or email them at: [email protected] quoting the reference on the picture. To remain anonymous please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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Verne Troyer has tragically died aged just 49

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Verne Troyer who was know for his role in Mini-Me within the Austin Powers films has tragically died today.

Verne had made it public that he was struggling with alcoholism & depression leading up to his death.

On April 3rd Verne was rushed to hospital following suspected alcohol poisoning. A friend contacted police after a call from Verne who appeared to be very upset, drunk and feeling suicidal.

His agent has released a statement requesting thoughts and prayers for Verne at a difficult time.

“Asking you to keep Verne in your thoughts and prayers. He’s getting the best care possible and is resting comfortably.

“Appreciate the support from family, friends, and fans around the world. We will keep you updated here.”

Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Verne.

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Cops catch gang of criminals leaving Hartlepool in stolen cars

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Recently in Hartlepool there has been an increase in criminals targeting Ford Fiesta cars, because criminals have a device that gets them into the car without the need for a key.

Over recent months up to Three Fiesta at a time have been going missing.

This morning the gang was at it again but this tome they didn’t count on the CDSOU A Relief who this morning recovered not 1; not 2 but 3 Stolen Ford Fiesta motor cars all attempting to leave Hartlepool containing suspected travelling criminals.

Police said “One of the vehicles unfortunately lost control and crashed while the other 2 vehicles had their front tyres stung and limped to a stop with one of the vehicle’s going the wrong way onto the A19 which was stopped by an unmarked vehicle. The driver was detained after a short foot chase and with the assistance of dog section 2 more males were also detained from another vehicle.

“Offences these males were arrested on suspicion of were theft of motor vehicle; drink driving; drug driving; dangerous driving; fail to stop for Police; no insurance and no licence.”

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TV Presenter Dale Winton Dies Aged 62

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Dale Winton who was best known for his game show Supermarket Sweep and In It To Win it has tragically died aged 62z

His agent has this evening confirmed the very sad news that Winton has lost his life.

No further details around Winton’s death have been released and it is requested that his family are offered privacy at this very tragic time.

His long-term agent Jan Kennedy said:

It is with great sadness that we can confirm the passing of Dale Winton who died at home earlier today.

While we know many will share this terrible loss, we ask that you respect the family’s privacy at this time of grief.

A number of tributes have been left on Twitter

Winton started his career as a DJ in London and he was soon hosting his own show on local radio.

This lead Winton to joining the BBC Bristol to present Pet Watch for BBC One.

Over the years he also worked for Channel 4 ITV and on BBC One’s national lottery show.

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