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Wanted Wednesday: Can you help police hunt down these suspects?

By Martin Brunt, crime correspondent

They aren't billed as the capital's most wanted, but Metropolitan Police detectives are on the trail of 19 suspects in a pre-Christmas blitz on violent crime.

They include alleged robbers, burglars, thieves and drug dealers – all of them on the run on what Scotland Yard is calling #WantedWednesday.

Photographs of the suspects will be displayed on vans being driven around London.

Among the suspects is Abukar Abukar, 27, from north London, who is wanted for kidnap.

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The one woman on the list is Susanne Grey, 46, from Lambeth, who is wanted for possession of an offensive weapon.

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Police say they "particularly want to locate" the suspects and are urging the public to become armchair detectives.

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Detective Chief Superintendent Lee Hill, head of the Met's Violent Crime Taskforce, said: "We are asking the public to be additional eyes and ears to help us locate people we need to speak to in connection with a number of serious offences.

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"We often get asked by the public how they can help keep their communities safe, and providing information such as this is enormously helpful both in preventing and detecting crime.

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"People shouldn't just view it as "helping the police", you are directly helping your communities and the wider London community."

Police want people to study the images to see if they recognise suspects or have any information that could lead detectives to them.

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Det Chief Supt Hill said: "Do you know one of the featured individuals or know of them?

"If so, do you know what car they drive, or where they go regularly? Where they live? If yoRead More – Source