The British Transport Police want to trace two men in connection with a series of phone thefts at train stations in the south London area in the past two weeks. Three phones have been taken, one at Selhurst station, two at Thornton Heath. The phones were all iPhones, worth more than £300 each.
Cash transactions for metal at recycling yards will be outlawed under moves aimed at cracking down on cable theft.
The crime has plagued the railway industry for the past few years, disrupting train services across the country.
Amendments to the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act (Laspo) will close loopholes which have allowed criminals to make money from the theft of metal.
British Transport Police (BTP) said the new measures will "seriously curtail" the market for stolen goods.
Incidents of railway cable theft have dropped from more than 2,600 in 2011 to under 1,300 so far this year, but the figure is still high compared to past years.
Under the legal change, all cash transactions for metal at recycling yards in England and Wales will be outlawed.
These men are wanted by police following an assault at Wimbledon train station. British Transport police want to speak to the pair - after a couple were attacked last month.
A police officer who crashed into a cyclist while answering an emergency call in Hackney has escaped a jail sentence.
David Lynch lost control of his patrol van, while speeding over a hump-backed bridge last year.
The judge said that the injuries he caused to singer-songwriter Joseph Belmonte had ruined his life and career as a musician.
A policeman whose patrol car hit a cyclist, causing him brain damage, has been given a suspended jail sentence.
PC David Lynch was travelling at more than twice the speed limit when he hit musican Pepe Belmonte in Hackney.
The British Transport Police are asking for help to trace three men who attacked a family on board a train. The family of four got on the train at Liverpool Street on August 18th. The men also got on and began to abuse the family which then led to an attack.
All four family members required hospital treatment. The men got off the train at Manor Park station. Anyone with information is asked to contact the British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
A British Transport Police officer has appeared in Court charged with driving a marked police car so dangerously that he hit a cyclist who ended up in an induced coma.
PC David Lynch was driving at speeds of up to 68 miles per hour in a 30 miles per hour zone last year.
He admits driving carelessly, but denies driving dangerously.
The man he hit, a folk musician, was hospitalised for two weeks, as Ronke Phillips reports:
A British Transport Police officer has gone on trial at Southwark Crown Court after the police van he was driving collided with a cyclist and left him in a coma. PC David Lynch has been charged with dangerous driving following the crash last year. Ronke Phillips sent this report from the court.
A British Transport Police officer was driving "dangerously" at more than twice the speed limit when his van hit a cyclist, leaving him seriously injured, a court heard today.
Jurors were told that Pc David Lynch was driving the marked police car at speeds of up to 68mph in a 30mph zone as it approached a hump-backed bridge in Hackney.
Eyewitnesses described seeing the vehicle "taking off" and all four of its wheels leaving the ground before slamming into Pepe Belmonte.
Southwark Crown Court heard that Mr Belmonte was thrown on to the bonnet of the Mercedes Vito van before hitting a tree.
He remained in hospital for two weeks and has no recollection of the incident.