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Police investigating a rape in Finsbury Park have made two arrests.

Detectives investigating the alleged rape of a woman have released CCTV footage of two men they wish to speak to.

Do you know these men? Police today released images of two people wanted in connection with a knifepoint robbery at Drayton Park station, in the shadow of Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium.

Moped crooks preyed on 24 victims in the space of an hour around Essex Road last night.

Three inmates have today been cleared of stabbing a new father to death in a war over phones and drugs smuggled into Pentonville Prison.

A teenager has been charged with the theft of a laptop from under its owner’s nose in an Archway cafe.

More than 200 Arsenal fans had their memberships cancelled after the club and police went on a touting crackdown at the Emirates before the Manchester United game on Saturday.

‘Knife sweeps’ in Islington’s green spaces are a key method of taking potentially deadly blades off the borough’s streets. The Gazette accompanied police and church volunteers to Wray Crescent, not far from the Andover Estate.

Lee Jay Hatley’s murderer was this morning jailed for life, with a recommendation he serve at least 28 years.

A murder investigation is under way after a man was fatally attacked in a Seven Sisters Road cafe on Tuesday night.

A man is currently fighting for his life after a serious assault in Seven Sisters Road, Finsbury Park, last night.

Bradley Wood has been found guilty of murdering best friend Lee Jay Hatley in Canonbury.

A man from the Cally has been jailed for manslaughter.

Detectives need help from a witness who intervened during a brawl which left a victim with a severe jaw injury in Shoreditch.

Detectives are appealing for information after a moped rider threatened a police officer with a knife in Hornsey Rise on Wednesday.

A shotgun-wielding thug in motorbike gear robbed three boozers around Essex Road over the summer and is still at large.

A rapist who preyed on two lone women making their way home after a night out in Leicester Square has today been locked up for 10 years.

A Holloway drug dealer has been jailed for nearly six years – after dodging bail and being arrested a second time with even more drugs.

An Islington man has been found guilty for his part in 17 moped smash and grab raids on mobile phone stores.

Two moped thugs from Islington have been locked up for more than three years after being chased and caught with 17 stolen phones.

Lee Jay Hatley’s alleged murderer accidentally knifed him in a “scuffle”, a court heard today.

Lee Jay Hatley’s alleged murderer was “jealous” of his long-term friend, a court heard today.

A rugby coach sprinted 50 yards down an Islington cycle track to foil a suspected bike thief.

Police are appealing for the victim of an attempted knifepoint robbery last night in Beresford Road, Highbury, to contact them.

When Stuart Hazeldine became the latest moped phone snatch victim, he thought there was a good chance of getting the device back when the “Find My iPhone” app said it was in Elia Mews, Islington.

A scout leader who sexually abused two boys, assaulting one of them in a field on camp, has today been jailed for 10 years.

The Mayor of London issued a rallying call to young people across the capital today as he launched a new anti-knife campaign saying: ‘Don’t carry a knife, we need you alive’.

A scout leader from Islington raped a young boy in a field while on camp and made him pose naked inside the troop’s church hall base, a court heard today.

Moped criminals have tried to smash a Stroud Green Road estate agent four times in the past month.

A man who broke into a woman’s Canonbury home before drugging and raping her has been jailed after he was caught using her bank card in McDonalds.

A youth worker shipped in Diazepam from overseas to run a drug-dealing operation from her home in Finsbury Park.

A borough-wide dispersal zone will be in place this weekend across Camden and Islington as police crack down on moped crime, burglary and drug dealing.

A sexual predator from Finsbury Park who groped lone women in a Paddington underpass has been jailed for 16 months – after trying to fly to Egypt while on bail.

Do you know this man? Police launched an appeal for information this morning after a man was glassed in an Old Street bar.

Two robbers who raided Archway’s branch of Poundland have been jailed.

Another cafe has been attacked by a laptop-snatching moped crook.

Gangster Thomas Adams of Islington’s notorious Adams family crime syndicate has been jailed for seven years for money laundering offences, it can today be revealed.

Islington cops are trying to remove the bosses of a Farringdon nightclub after a series of violent brawls – including one which spilled out onto the street with revellers wielding baseball bats and chains.

Holloway police station will shut by the end of the year, City Hall confirmed this morning.

Thirsty thieves who have been stealing school milk from the mouths of young children in Upper Holloway have been captured on CCTV for the first time.

More grim stats have been released on Islington’s snatch theft epidemic – offences between April and August were 83 per cent higher than in the same period last year.

Islington’s miniature train enthusiasts are appealing for help in finding a haul of handmade models after they were stolen from a van near King’s Cross station.

Council spending on domestic violence refuges has fallen by up to 75 per cent across London since 2010, leaving Cally charity Solace Women’s Aid trying to do more with less. Chief exec Mary Mason tells investigations journalist Emma Youle about the pressures faced by her charity – and what happens when women can’t get help

An anonymous witness in the Pentonville Prison murder trial has withdrawn after his cover was blown after less than an hour in court.

Do you know these men? Police are appealing for information after a victim was floored and repeatedly kicked in the head in a brutal City Road attack.

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