As police release further images from disorders in Wandsworth
The Metropolitan Police Service has released 105 further images of people wanted for questioning in connection with the violence, disorder and looting seen in the borough of Wandsworth between Sunday 7th and Tuesday 9th August.
The release comes as the number of people arrested has exceeded 2,500 with more than 1,500 charges so far, and amid reports that detectives are hunting 400 suspects who looted throughout the borough.
There have now been a total of 2,590 arrests for a variety of offences with 1,507 charged.
A total of 226 people have been sentenced for their part in the disorder with 77 receiving a custodial sentence.
Pictures of those wanted in connection with the disorder are available via Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/metropolitanpolice/sets/72157627267892973/
Commander Steve Rodhouse, who is in charge of the investigation, said: "My message to those involved in the disorder and criminality is that you will not get away with it. We have a huge team working on this investigation and we will find you.
"The investigation is a huge challenge and one that we will continue to tackle for some time to come, but I want to reassure London's communities that we are committed to proactively targeting people who were involved and will continue to ensure that justice is done.
"We have charged more than 1,500 people to date and have got to this point with fantastic support from the public. We need your help to identify those who were responsible for the crimes that blighted London's communities last month.
"I urge anyone with any information to come forward."
In response to the disorder a major investigation team was launched by the Metropolitan Police Service, codenamed Operation Withern.
Operation Withern involves detectives, uniformed officers and police staff from across the MPS.
We estimate that we currently have more than 100,000 hours of CCTV footage to view, although this is likely to increase as we gather further material from CCTV, the public and other sources.
Forensic and crime scene examiners have been working on more than 1,200 crime scenes. More than 350 DNA submissions and almost 300 fingerprint submissions have already been made to labs.
The MPS is working closely with the CPS to ensure that cases are processed quickly.
Anyone who has any information about anyone featured in these images should email: IDSOUGHT@MET.POLICE.UK
Alternatively anyone can report crime and provide information anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
September 21 , 2011