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‘There’s no end to this because the police don’t care and we don’t care’: Inside London’s gang hotspot

Sky News

By Andy Hughes, investigative journalist

November 20, 2021

London is on track for the worst year of teenage murders on record.

“The people who are in the gangs don’t seem to have any care for life in the way the general public do. They just don’t care,” says PC Jim Hare.

He is part of a Metropolitan Police unit specifically tasked with targeting gang violence in north London.

Twenty-seven teenagers have lost their lives so far in the capital in 2021. The youngest victim was a 14-year-old boy who was savagely killed with a sword. For now, at least, the grim record stands at 29 murders in 2008.

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