DCI Mick Neville appeals to London Live viewers for help finding a number of suspects wanted by the police.
If you have any information relating to these crimes, be sure to be in touch with authorities.
Assault on child
On January 16, 2015, a child was in a pushchair with his mother when the female suspect entered the shop, walked straight to the push chair and grabbed the child around the throat.
The child’s mother grabbed the suspect’s hand and pushed to prevent the assault from continuing. The suspect then made off from the venue.
Suspect involved in three armed robberies
Three armed robberies in the North of London are linked by this suspect.
The first offence was on the December 15, 2014, the second on the December 26 2014 and the third on the January 25, 2015.
On the first two occasions the suspect entered a shop and produced a firearm and demanded money. On the last occasion he purchased a packet of cigarettes, waited for the till to be opened before producing the firearm and demanding money.
He has been described by the staff as initially coming across as quite polite to them until he made demands for money.
He is described as a 6ft or taller, and as a white or European looking male.
He has a goatee beard and moustache.
The handgun has been described as being black, battered and worn along the top.
On two occasions he has worn a distinctive black hooded top with white stripes.
Fraudster tricks blind man and commits burglary too
The victim in this crime is blind.
He was having trouble with his boiler and was given a number of a person who could fix it. He made arrangements by phone to have the boiler examined and two days later a male knocked at his door and told him it would cost £650 to fix.
The suspect followed him into his house whereupon the victim told him to leave. The victim later withdrew £1000, which he handed over to a person he believed was the plumber, outside his house.
The male suspect made off and the victim later discovered a necklace had been taken from his house.
Man assaults photographer
The victim was part of a photographic club who were taking photographs of the street in Brick Lane.
The victim was approached by the suspect, who told him the he wasn’t allowed to photograph people. The victim explained that he was photographing the street at which point the suspect spat in the victims face and over his clothing.
An image of the suspect was taken by another member of the group.
Group violently attack man, leaving him requiring hospital treatment
The victim was walking along the road when he was chased by a large group of males.
They assaulted him by punching, kicking and hitting him with a variety of weapons. This left him requiring hospital treatment for cuts and abrasions. The incident was captured on local authority CCTV and a number of arrests were made.
The two males pictured are currently unidentified.
Petrol station robbery
The venue is a petrol station. The victim was at work when the suspect pictured, along with another male, entered the shop area.
One of the suspects produced a 12” long screwdriver and used this to demand money from the victim. The second suspect pulled the victims hair and tried to pull him over the counter. The panic alarm was then activated and the suspects made off.
The victim invited the suspect into their flat. The suspect attempted to distract the victim by asking them for a glass of water and to open windows.
The suspect then asked to use the lavatory before leaving. The victim later discovered that cash, jewellery and toiletries had been stolen by the suspect.
£70 of wine stolen
At the Richmond Road branch of Majestic wine, suspects stole two bottles of wine valued at £70.
They are also believed to responsible for similar thefts at other branches of Majestic wine in the southwest London area.