Sharp pair spot suspect

by Lorraine King Friday the 13th was an exceptionally unlucky day for one schoolboy, thanks to a pair of eagle-eyed PSCOs. PCSO Mark Jackson and PCSO Linda Marie Brown, right, from Brent s Safer Transport Team gave chase after they spotti

by Lorraine King

Friday the 13th was an exceptionally unlucky day for one schoolboy, thanks to a pair of eagle-eyed PSCOs.

PCSO Mark Jackson and PCSO Linda Marie Brown, right, from Brent's Safer Transport Team gave chase after they spotting a group acting suspiciously in an alleyway off Willesden High Road.

After apprehending the 12-year-old they discovered he was wanted by Acton Police in connection with robberies in and around Park Royal Tube station.


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The schoolboy from Barnet was arrested and has since been bailed until next month by Ealing CID.

Praising the pair, PS Chris Simpkins from Brent's Safer Transport Team said: "This was an excellent piece of work by the two officers.

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"They provided radio commentary to guide other officers to the vicinity, detained the male while awaiting police assistance and played a major role in detaining an active robbery suspect."

lorraine.king@archant.co.uk

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