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This is the moment a moped gang robbed 103 phones in an 18-day reign of terror and targeted ex-Chancellor George Osborne.
Footage obtained by MailOnline shows ringleader Claude Parkinson, 18, and two other teenagers aged 15 and 16, speeding up to passersby before stealing their mobiles.
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But the Met Police was able to put an end to their crime spree after quick-thinking officers recognised their eyes through their visors and chewed fingernails. The trio have been jailed for 13 years today.
Following their arrest, Westminster Police noted a 40 per cent drop in this type of offending.
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A photographer managed to get detailed pictures of them during one of their raids outside the BBC headquarters. These helped the police establish who was behind the crime wave.
Armed with a hammer and tyre-iron, the trio singled out pedestrians texting or making calls before mounting the pavement and snatching the handsets.
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Dramatic photos showing them roaring through streets with one raising a hammer above his head as they sped towards at passers-by.
Politician turned Evening Standard editor Mr Osborne recalled in a victim impact statement how the raiders made a grab at his mobile as he left BBC headquarters in Portland Place, on 4 May.
He said: 'I was physically unharmed but felt shocked and stunned.
'The incident happened so quickly that I barely registered what had happened until afterwards. The scooter was so close that it almost brushed past me.
'Had it hit me, I have no doubt I would have been seriously injured.'
The trio, all from Islington, admitted conspiracy to rob after stealing 103 phones across Westminster, Islington, Camden and Kensington and Chelsea, between 18 April and 5 May.
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Samsul Chowdhury, 40, who provided a 'shopping list' of handsets to the gang, admitted dishonestly receiving stolen goods.
Prosecutor Paul Fairley said: 'Recently, the UK - and London...
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