Alarming New Crime Wave: London Moped Gangs – Evil out of Control
They commit up to 50,000 crimes a year and are terrorising Londoners on a daily basis. Phone snatching, robbery and violence. Meet the London Moped Gangs.
The once peaceful streets of the city of London are slowly turning into a battlefield for moped gangs. The worst part is that these gangs are terrorizing Londoners and the majority of city residents are worried about their safety and that of their properties. A day cannot pass without news that someone has been attacked and robbed by a gang of thieves on bikes armed with all sort of crude weapons.
The Threat of Moped Crime is Becoming Increasingly Widespread
These gangs are moving around the city on mopeds and armed with blunt weapons such as hammers, metal rods and knives. The once isolated cases of moped gangs that were common in limited parts of the city are now becoming increasingly widespread across the whole of London.
Weary workers looking forward to getting home are the unsuspecting prey of these heartless two-wheeled predators. Their modus operandi of one rider and one snatcher almost always catches their victim off guard. One minute you’re checking Facebook and then next your phone is whipped out of your hand – often never to be seen again.
Londoners are Fearing for Their Safety
With the thousands of crimes committed by these criminals every year, the city police have accepted that the gangs are getting out of control. The numbers of gangs are on the rise and crimes are committed on daily basis. In fact, it seems like no one is safe in the city of London because these gangs are terrorizing unsuspicious people in the street once presumed to be safe. Some people have even reported being attacked by these gangs in the streets of the central business district.
Londoners Have Every Reason to be Worried – London Moped Gangs are Violent Street Thugs
Now the Londoners have every reason to worry because recent reports by the police have shown that no part of the city is safe. These gangs are now loitering in the once perceived to be safe streets of London looking for innocent people to attack. The gangs have become so notorious that they are attacking people at night and during the broad day right. Their easy targets include women and the unsuspicious elderly people walking in the busy streets of London.
They Roll Mob-Handed to Instil Fear in Their Victims
These gangs are moving in groups of four in two bikes and it is not easy to differentiate them from the ordinary harmless bikers until when you become a victim of their wrath. The gangs are demanding phones, money and other expensive items such as rings and chains before freeing away in their bikes. Sometimes the gangs are snatching handbags from unsuspicious women hoping that they will get something valuable in them.
In other words, moped gangs in London are becoming a culture among the jobless young men who have turned crime into a source of income. They normally go around the city looking for potential victims and it is very hard to tell if the bikers following you or those ahead of you are criminals. This is because these moped gangs always cover their faces with helmets and dark sunglasses making it difficult for their victims to identify them.
More so, the gangs are attacking unsuspecting victims so quickly. Before you even know what is happening they have already vanished with your phone, handbag and other valuables. If you realize quickly and decide to resist, the gangs will attack you will all sorts of crude weapons, take your items by force and free away. In many cases, those who try to fight back are badly hurt by these ruthless gangs.
Cowardly Gangsters Strike Fear into Ordinary People
The moped gangs of London started as small groups of young men loitering in the city in bikes snatching people’s phones and handbags. Actually, no one thought these small groups would grow into big gangs that would change the once safe city of London into a place where no one is sure about their safety. Today these groups have become big gangs and the number is increasing day after day. Actually, it seems like every corner of the city has its own gang that is causing Londoners sleepless nights.
The new crime wave is actually growing at an alarming rate and the Londoners are worried that these gangs many eventually turn into terrorist groups if nothing is done to stop them. Unbelievably, moped gangs have taken control of the affairs in some parts of the city and members of the public fear to report them to the police.
The London Moped Gangs Change Tactics
The London moped gangs seem to upgrade their strategies as time passes and the Londoners have every reason to get worried. The once small groups have now become big gangs with members from different parts of the city. This is truly organized crime, by baby-faced assassins. Surprising, these gangs are recruiting new members as if they are legalized organizations. Many young men in the city who are jobless are willing to join these gangs because they see it a source of quick income and the gang offers them a sense of belonging. As if that is not enough, some of these moped gangs have acquired shotguns and other dangerous weapons to use in their criminal acts.
Gang Members are Even Practicing How to Snatch Mobile Phones
These gangs are even practising how to snatch phones and handbags while in moving bikes to avoid being caught. In other words, new recruits to these gangs are being trained by those who have already perfected in the game before moving into the streets to look for potential victims.
These gangs are even PRACTISING how to steal phones!
Violent and Quick to Attack so Stay Vigilant
The London Moped Gangs have now turned violent and are quick to attack anyone who comes along their way. Cases of innocent people being attacked by gangs of young men on bikes have increased lately. The public don’t even feel safe in their own streets.
In some parts of the city, these gangs are stopping cars in the middle of streets, smashing car windows and attacking those in the car before stealing their valuables.
The Gangs are Engaging With Police in Running Battles
These gangs are now engaging the city police in running battles and cases of fire exchange between police and gang members have been reported. More so, confrontations between members of different gangs have become common in different parts of the city. The innocent people are hurt when caught between the fights of two rival gangs. In some areas, properties are destroyed as opponent gangs fight each other for area control. It appears as if each gang wants to be in charge of a certain section of the city and mark it as their territory.
People Have had Enough – They’re out of Control
It is irrefutable that the London moped gangs in the Big L are getting out of control. Residents are living in fear. The city police have accepted that the new crime wave is becoming difficult to control and the situation is getting worse as time passes. The police have therefore called city residents to be vigilant. Police say report anytime they see suspicious activity involving bikes or mopeds.
Securing Your Moped to Prevent Moped Theft
The London police have also requested city residents to secure their mopeds because these gangs are riding on stolen bikes. This has made it difficult for the police to trace them using the registration details of their mopeds. City residents have been requested to avoid walking alone at night. Th deserted streets that are used as hideouts by these gangs.
Nevertheless, it is the responsibility of everyone to make the city London safe again. If you have any information that can be used to eliminate moped gangs in the city, please do the Londoners a favor and share it with the police before it is too late.
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Don’t worry, we won’t be going to the police unless you’re a child rapist then we don’t call that grassing. In fact we will gladly punch your lips in. We don’t agree with these scumbags robbing women, pensioners and normal folks on their way to graft.