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MOPED CRIME

A Cally moped crook has been sentenced to eight years in jail for his part in last month’s Regent Street jeweller’s raid.

A knife-wielding moped crook struck a busy Upper Street pub last night and stole a man’s Rolex watch.

Three young men have been charged in relation to two moped smash and grabs after police executed search warrants across Islington, Camden and Haringey.

Robbery offences increased by 73 per cent in Islington in the past year, new figures show.

South Islington remains a hotspot for moped crime, and Finsbury Park is a key hub in moving stolen phones out of the country, it was claimed at a public meeting last night.

In news that will surprise no one, London’s two worst affected roads for moped crime are in... Islington.

A “reckless” pair who tried to steal two mopeds in Old Street were arrested all the way out in Essex, after a dramatic chase which saw cops on the ground guided by their colleagues in a helicopter.

With eerie similarity to life in modern day Islington, a 17-year-old was caught stealing a moped.

A Tufnell Park moped robber was today jailed for two years and eight months.

A Highbury man who was part of a moped gang which smashed mobile phone shops has been jailed for five years and three months.

The teenager who attacked six moped riders across Hackney, Islington and Stratford in 70 minutes with a powerful corrosive has been jailed for more than a decade.

A Canonbury crook who used his stolen moped to do a series of phone thefts across Islington and Hackney was yesterday jailed.

Two men and one boy from Islington have been sentenced over a spate of moped phone snatches in Hackney, the City and Westminster last month.

A suspected moped criminal has been charged with numerous driving and drug offences after being arrested in Hornsey Lane, Archway.

This is the moment a moped thug threatens an Upper Street shop manager with an 11-inch hunting knife during a terrifying robbery.

It is not true that police chasing mopeds must stop if the riders remove their helmets, a top cop has insisted.

Three males from Islington have been charged with theft following a series of moped-enabled robberies in the early hours of yesterday morning in Westminster.

A moped gang from Islington, Camden and Hackney who carried out a £1million spree of armed raids on mobile phone shops will be sentenced today.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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