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Statement from the Institute of Criminology following the incident at London Bridge on Friday 29 November 2019

last modified Nov 30, 2019 03:03 PM

A statement from Professor Stephen J Toope,  Vice-Chancellor

"I am devastated to learn that today's hateful attack on London Bridge may have been targeted at staff, students and alumni attending an event organised by the University of Cambridge's Institute of Criminology. We are in touch with the Metropolitan Police, and awaiting further details of the victims. We mourn the dead and we hope for a speedy recovery for the injured. Our thoughts are with all their families and friends."

All media enquiries regarding the Institute of Criminology's event at Fishmongers’ Hall on Friday 29th November should contact the University Communications Office: or telephone 07879 116949.

Professor Loraine Gelsthorpe, Director, Institute of Criminology