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Police have arrested a total of 587 people following an operation to catch thieves who target Londoners' valuables like mobiles and cash.
More than 7,500 officers carried out raids across the capital yesterday.
Police say they have now made 483 arrests in their crackdown on street crime.
A surge in thefts on the capital's streets was met with a major crackdown by police today, involving more than 7 thousand officers.
Their main target was the criminals who snatch more than 300 mobile phones every day.
Police officers have arrested 80 people during a major campaign to bring down theft on the capital's streets.
They say there's been a huge surge in the number of personal items being snatched.