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Police hunt for vulnerable missing pensioner

Police are asking for the public's help to try and find a pensioner who they fear is missing vital medication.

Pensioner Peter Boyer has been missing since last night without his medication Credit: Met Police

77 year old Peter Boyer has been missing from his home in Beddington, Surrey, since last night.

Police think he might still be close to home or could be in Mitcham or Croydon. They say they are very concerned for his wellbeing without his medication and he has no money, phone or travelcard on him.

Anyone with information should call the police on 101.

Police find second gun in 24 hours in firearm operation

Police have found another gun, along with nine rounds of ammunition after searching a property in Forest Gate in east London.

Image of weapon found by police in east London Credit: Met Police

The find is the second firearm seizure by Met Police in the last 24 hours. A 20-year-old man has been arrested.

The operation was carried out by detectives from the Trident Gang Crime Command Credit: Met Police

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Three charged after armed stop on A27

Three men have been charged today with firearms offences after armed police had to fire rounds to stop a car on the A27 near Sussex on Friday.

25 year old Noah Ripley from East Sussex was charged with offences including possesion of a firearm with intent to endanger life. 19 year old Luke Kelly from Catford and 24 year old Tyrone Salih from Orpington's charges included conspiracy to possess a firearm.

All three have been refused bail and will appear at Bromley Magistrates Court later this afternoon.

Fuzz the dog injured during suspected armed robbery

Fuzz the dog bled heavily from his nose and was also cut under his eye. Credit: Met Police

Fuzz the police dog suffered a deep cut to his eye while helping to catch a suspected armed robber in Downham.

The German Shepherd clung on to the man despite being battered around the head with a metal baton.

Noticing that Fuzz was bleeding heavily from his nose, as well as his eye, he was taken by his handler for emergency veterinary treatment.

Fuzz, who has been with the force since he was 7 weeks old, is expected to make a full recovery.

Met bosses quizzed on policing in the capital

Metropolitan Deputy Commissioner, Craig Mackey, will be quizzed by the London Assembly. Credit: Ian Nicholson/PA Wire

The Deputy Met Commissioner, Craig Mackey, and the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime, Stephen Greenhalgh, will be questioned by members of the London Assembly on policing in the capital.

Questions are expected to focus on the detention of children in police custody, the review of victim services, hate crime, domestic extremism and the way terror suspects are dealt with.

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Police raids recover more than 1,000 mobile phones

More than 1,000 suspected stolen mobile phones, have been recovered by police along with cash, drugs and weapons. It follows a major crackdown on thieves who target the public across London. 561 people were arrested.

The ‘Big Wing’ operation targets suspected thieves and those handling stolen goods Credit: Met Police

Dawn raids targeted suspected thieves and in Bexley alone officers seized more than 700 suspected stolen mobile phones. A large quantity of suspected Class A drugs were also found, along with £6,000 cash.

Personal theft is up 12% in the year ending June 2013 Credit: Met Police

'Sophisticated, well oiled' drugs ring dismantled

Today's arrests are the culmination of a lot of planning and hard work. We have dismantled what was a sophisticated, well oiled, well established operation involving a network of criminals from the cargo handlers to the couriers to the distributors all the way up to the top of the pile.

– Det Supt Stephen Ratcliffe, Serious, Organised and Economic Crime Command
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