Metropolitan Police have turned to Flickr to help identify suspects involved in the riots that resulted in the arrest of 563 people who participated in the widespread looting, fires and destruction of businesses in the UK over the past three days.
In 1940, the Luftwaffe set London on fire during the Blitz. The flames were visible for miles. In 2011, local prats are doing that job. The Metropolitan Police are understandably on the back foot, as they don’t have the numbers.