Our Political Correspondent Simon Harris gets to the nub of today's row at City Hall.
The simple question in the police headcount row is this: How many extra officers will be on the streets in 2015? @itvlondon
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Police arrived at the 73-year-old's home after Alfie chased a delivery man.
Officers believe the three assaults are linked and are appealing for information about the suspect.
Nine addresses in Lewisham were searched and 13 arrests made early on Tuesday morning in a planned, intelligence-led operation.