Operation To Tackle Robbers and Burglars

8 June 2011, 10:23 | Updated: 8 June 2011, 10:29

Up to 2,000 police officers have been involved in a massive operation to tackle rises in street robbery and burglary in London.

There have been raids this morning.

Almost every unit in the Met Police is being deployed across 19 hotspots in our city at the start of a six month crackdown.

Robbery is up 10% year on year, with residential burglary up 14%.