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By Alex Taylor

I am a lucky Londoner. I got my hands on tickets for two Olympic events. As a wheelchair user, it is even more fortunate the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympics Games are the "most accessible yet" according to Transport For London (TfL).

However, after testing out my route from Stratford home to Hammersmith, I discovered the reality is very different.

david knott.jpgA wheelchair bound looter has been sentenced to 12 months in prison for his part in the Woolwich riots.

David Christopher Knott, 18, from Bromhedge, Eltham had a broken leg when he was captured on CCTV being handed a television outside Argos, Powis Street before being wheeled from the scene in August.

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