The row about planned police cuts has exploded today, with claims that rape victims could be forced to report to officers based in coffee shops or supermarkets.
The Met has to make savings and Boris Johnson has defended closing front desks at police stations in favour of so-called "pop-up access points".
But critics claim some of those alternatives could put people off reporting crime.
The details now from our Political Correspondent Simon Harris.
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