The Metropolitan Police have announced that 400 extra officers will patrol the West End on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.
It is part of a New York-style policing crackdown, which aims to target crime and anti-social behaviour over the next six months.
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A woman died as she crossed the road when she was struck by four separate motorists who police believe did not stop.
Patrols including local volunteers have been set up after the grisly finds in Thamesmead in the last month.
Thieves targeted a property in Richmond on Monday afternoon.