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Joined 17-03-2005
Posted on Saturday, 01 October, 2005 - 01:26 am:   

Not everyone would have been aware of this unless they were around at the time -3.10pm on Friday afternoon 30th September- armed marksmen and several vehicles containing undercover police arrive in our street having ambushed and stopped a vehicle they were chasing. Street and those nearby closed for 40 minutes whilst they apprehended a man allegedly carrying firearms and took some items from his car.
All very exciting but glad no innocent Brazilians were killed in the process.
I'm all for tough action against gun crime, but the police chased this car into a residential area through which school children were passing, and one has to wonder what could have happened were it to turn nasty. ie if there was a shoot out for example.
Joined 18-03-2005
Posted on Monday, 03 October, 2005 - 10:54 am:   

So what did the police say it was all about?
Joined 30-03-2005
Posted on Monday, 03 October, 2005 - 12:00 pm:   


It was just a matter of luck where they managed to catch him. The alternative would have been to have let him go free. This happens all the time. One day we looked out of our office window and saw several police officers putting on body armour and taking rifles out of the boots of their cars.
Joined 18-04-2005
Posted on Monday, 03 October, 2005 - 01:12 pm:   

I even saw a , presumed thief gentleman , being set upon by 4 large security guards in Marks and Spencer , Croydon.
I am not sure whether he had tried to walk of with an organic yogurt.
Primart , Lidl but M and S .
What is the world coming to
Joined 19-05-2004
Posted on Monday, 03 October, 2005 - 05:45 pm:   

I has a nice (raspberry) Pavlova once, from Selfridges of course.

Having had my bags shoplifted from M&S in Croydon I dont believe you Brain, don't think they bother with security there

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