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Extra Police deployed to key locations across London following Orlando Shootings

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Police patrols have been increased in key locations across London following the Orlando Shootings.

Police have confirmed there is no intelligence to suggest any increased risk in London however extra police patrols will be deployed.

Commander Mak Chishty has told the media that “The events in Orlando have caused shock and concern across the world including here in London, our thoughts are with the victims and their families,” he said.

“While there is no intelligence to suggest an increased risk in London, we have increased our patrols in prime locations and continue to work closely and engage with the LGBT community, visiting clubs and local area offering reassurance and being visible.”

London Pride 

Extra police officer will be at Pride in London which happens on June 25th extra officers will be deployed and a new review of policing the event will happen.

“The events in Orlando have caused shock and concern across the world including here in London, our thoughts are with the victims and their families. While there is no intelligence to suggest an increased risk in London, we have increased our patrols in prime locations and continue to work closely and engage with the LGBT community, visiting clubs and local area offering reassurance and being visible.

“There are LGBT liaison officers are available in every borough who are out and about and using their networks to understand how the community is feeling and offer support.”

On Saturday, 25 June, Pride in London hold their annual parade and related events in central London for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community.

The Metropolitan Police Service has a current robust, visible policing plan in place and are working closely with event organisers to reassure those planning to attend.

There are a number of contingencies in place that will be reviewed as we approach the event.

An appropriate number of officers will be deployed to and this will remain under review as the event approaches.

Anyone who wants to report a crime can contact Galop, other trusted LGBT agencies or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. You will be taken seriously and treated with sensitivity.

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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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