The Met have launched a new street robbery campaign in an attempt to combat the peak in thefts they see each January. In particular the latest campaign will focus on mobile phone theft.
The campaign offers advice on how best to stop yourself becoming the victim of one of these street robberies.
They have also released footage of the thieves' newest tactic, the 'ride by.'
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