Met Commissioner Stops Interview To Make Arrest

Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, the Metropolitan Police Commissioner, has interrupted a BBC interview to arrest a man on suspicion of theft.

According to a report by the BBC, the commissioner was being interviewed by BBC London 94.9, near Bruce Grove station in Tottenham, north London, when a taxi driver pulled up and said a passenger had refused to pay and stolen a mobile phone.

Sir Bernard is reported to have jumped into the taxi and drove off with the taxi driver to find the suspect.

Sir Bernard arrested a man on suspicion of theft, while the commissioners bodyguard arrested a second man.


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