Nearly 6,000 new crimes including murder and robbery have been committed by London rioters since their rampage in the capital just over three years ago, official figures reveal today.

The disturbing statistics show that 1,593 of the 3,914 people charged or cautioned by the Met following the riots in August 2011 have since reoffended in a new crime spree.

Reported by the Evening Standard. You can read the full story here. 

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