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Black cab stolen with the driver's dog still inside

Two men have been arrested after a black cab was stolen with the driver's dog inside.

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The taxi driver briefly left her vehicle running but when she returned to the cab her Pomeranian-Staffy cross was gone. Thankfully, police in Leytonstone found 12-year-old Harry and the stolen car a couple of hours later.

Police arrested two men, aged 31 and 40, on suspicion of theft on Monday evening.

We get many leads on many crimes but this is the best collar we have had."This is a great example of police work and we are pleased that Harry has been reunited with her owner.

– Detective Superintendent Jacqueline Sebire, Met Police



Police search for sex attacker after assault in Stratford hotel

Police want to speak to this man. Credit: Metropolitan Police

The Met Police has released a CCTV image of a man they want to talk to after a woman was sexually assaulted in a Travelodge in Stratford. The man had invited the victim to a party on the 14th of March last year but she was then assaulted in a bathroom.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Metropolitan Police Service on 101 quoting ref: 5308685/14. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Checking in? A blue fox is spotted at a hotel in Woolwich

The blue fox in the lobby at the Travelodge. Credit: @fazzy87

This poor fox, which appears to have been covered in a blue liquid, was spotted in the lobby of the Travelodge hotel in Woolwich. It was photographed by hotel guest Scott Farnell who described the incident as 'very distressing'. The hotel receptionist tried to contact the RSPCA before the fox was eventually ushered out using a trail of crisps.

Travelodge have apologised though it is unclear where the liquid came from.

The fox had been covered with a blue liquid. Credit: @fazzy87
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