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."