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Police probe two-year-old's death

Police are investigating the death of a toddler who was reportedly found dead inside her cot after becoming tangled in a blind cord.

The infant, aged two, was found at a luxury home in west London's Notting Hill on Monday. She was pronounced dead by paramedics less than an hour later.

Scotland Yard said they were treating the death as non-suspicious and that a post-mortem examination was due to take place to establish how the little girl died.


Police release CCTV after attempted Notting Hill robbery

He is described as between 55 and 65 and around six feet tall. Credit: Met Police

Police have released CCTV pictures of a man they want to speak to in connection with an attempted robbery at a bookmakers in Notting Hill.

It happened at around 7:20pm on Saturday at the William Hill on Golborne Road.

He threatened to shoot the cashier, intimating that he was in possession of a gun. When the cashier refused to hand over money, the suspect made off empty handed.

*Officers from the Flying Squad are investigating. Anyone with information that may assist police should call 020 8247 7948. To remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. *


Man critical after being stabbed at Notting Hill Carnival

A 20 year old man remains in a serious condition in hospital after being stabbed during the Notting Hill Carnival.

It happened in Ladbroke Grove yesterday evening. The victim was stabbed in the back, in one of three separate serious incidents involving teenagers.

A 14-year-old boy was slashed with a sharp object in Golborne Gardens while a 16-year-old girl was also treated. Despite the incidents, police say celebrations in west London have been largely peaceful.

Three stabbing incidents at Notting Hill Carnival

Police say yesterday's festivities at Notting Hill Carnival were largely peaceful but a 20-year-old man was left in a serious condition after being stabbed in the back and buttocks in Ladbroke Grove.

In a separate incident, a 14-year-old boy was slashed with a sharp object in Golborne Gardens.

And a 16-year-old girl was also treated but discharged herself from hospital after sustaining what police described as a superficial leg wound in Wornington Road.

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