Police ram moped 'thieves'
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Suspected moped thieves knocked off bikes by Met Police

Met Police officers are ramming into suspected moped thieves to knock them off their bikes, even during high-speed pursuits.

Dashcam footage released by Scotland Yard shows police pursuing suspected thieves across London.

The Met say the drivers on Operation Venice are specially trained and aim to end pursuits before riders or members of the public are injured.

The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) said it is investigating three cases involving "tactical contact" by Met police cars on scooters.

However, none of the three cases involved officers from Operation Venice.

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  • 23 Nov 2018