THE Met police's top cop was in Uxbridge today (Wednesday) to take a tour of the town.
Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe was in the borough for a board meeting before being shown around the town centre.
He was speaking to officers and PCSOs on the beat and told the Gazette that reducing aggravated burglary in the borough was a priority.
He said: "Obviously it has hard to get to know a town in depth in just a hour but I wanted to get out and get a flavour of the place.
"Reducing crime, and in particular, aggravated burglary in the borough remains a priority and we are making in roads into that and will continue to do so on a local level."
Mr Hogan-Howe was appointed to the role in September 2011.