The incredible new 'Scorpion' tactics police are using to smash moped crime
Officers from the Metropolitan Police are using covert tactics to smash moped crime in the capital.
Specially-trained 'Scorpion' officers are ramming into moped thugs - even if they're not wearing a helmet.
It comes amid a moped "crimewave" in London, which has seen victims targeted outside tube stations and at taxi ranks.
Moped thugs will target phones, handbags, watches and more.
Staggeringly, the crimewave has seen the rise of moped-related crimes accelerate, soaring by some 1,000 per cent since 2015.
But a video montage from Scotland Yard gives fresh hope to Londoners, with... read more
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