A 90-year-old woman's bag was stolen as she prayed in church in West London. The victim left her handbag behind as she went to the altar during an Ash Wednesday service in St Nicholas' Church in Hounslow. When she returned, the bag was gone.
The victim and others from the church searched the local area and found the bag and the woman's personal belongings on the street.
A quantity of cash had been taken from her purse.
The suspect was caught on CCTV entering the church and sitting at the back, before taking the victim’s bag and leaving.
The suspect is described as a black man, approximately 30-years of age and 6ft tall. He was wearing blue jeans, white trainers and was carrying a bag.
Anyone with information can call police on 101, or to remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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Part of a west London building has collapsed, according to reports. Firefighters were called to a disused building in Hounslow this afternoon, after witnesses described seeing a crane crash into the tower block. Witnesses posted their photographs on social networking sites:
Newham Council paid out the most money in compensation: £188,864.
Kingston had the highest number of injuries: 315, followed by Wandsworth: 256, and Hounslow: 202.
Ealing and Wandsworth spent the most on repairs: £996,175 and £721,375 respectively.
Barnet, Haringey, Hounslow and Wandsworth all had more than a thousand individual complaints about potholes (1,772; 1,766; 1,066; 1,654).
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Brentford Football Club will put forward their plans to build a new purpose built stadium to Hounslow Council's planning committee tonight.
The football club want to move from their current home Griffin Park, to a new 20,000 capacity stadium on an old brownfield site next to Brentford and Chiswick.
Part of the plans would see a number of residential homes built next to the new stadium.
But opponents to the plans say they will argue that the application has been rushed through without proper public consultation.
Police have identified the victims who were killed in an explosion at a property in Hounslow.
They were 46 year old Suhail Akhtar and 35 year old Dorota Kolasinska from Bath Road.
The Inquest is due to open at Fulham Coroners Court on Monday.
St Paul's School in Brentford has been damaged by fire this morning. Eight fire engines and 60 firefighters battled to put out the fire which badly damaged the roof of the Victorian school in Hounslow.
Sam Gibb tweeted "Very sad time in Brentford, heartbreaking our little family school on fire!"
London Fire Brigade tweeted, "Firefighters are making good progress on the school fire in Brentford. The roof has been badly damaged in the blaze."
Police are continuing to investigate after two people died following a fire at a flat in Heston. The cause of the fire is currently being investigated - at this stage it is being treated as unexplained.
Two people died and two are being treated in hospital for multiple injuries after the fire at a second floor flat in Church Road, Heston, in the early hours of yesterday morning.
Postmortem examinations for both people who died are scheduled to take place tomorrow at Uxbridge Mortuary.