Woman jumps from burning building
LEAP OF LIFE: Monika Konczyk has been indentified as the woman who leapt from a burning building in Croydon.
Firefighters tackle a blaze at a store attacked by rioters in Croydon.
People try to kick in the window of a jeweller's shop near the Bullring shopping centre in Birmingham as violence spread outside London.
A police officer helps an injured officer from rioting in Croydon, south London.
A rioter throws a rock at riot police in Clarence Road in Hackney, August 8.
A bus is set on fire as rioters gathered in Croydon, south London.
Bystanders watch as firemen continue to dowse down buildings set alight during riots in Tottenham in north London.
A car burns in Hackney, east London, as rioters rampage across London.
Looters rampage through a convenience store in Hackney, east London as violence broke out in the British capital for a third night.
Police officers in riot gear block a road near a burning car on a street in Hackney.
A police officer in riot gear stands in front of a burning car on a street in Hackney, August 8.
A car burns on a street in Hackney, east London.
Police officers in riot gear drag a man along a street in Hackney, east London.
Police officers wearing riot gear stand in front of a burning building in Tottenham, north London.
WRITE OFF: A car is burnt following riots in Tottenham, north London.
WAITING, WATCHING: Riot policeman stand guard in Tottenham, north London,
LONDON'S BURNING: A bus and shop burn in Tottenham, north London following riots.
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Police officers detain a man in Eltham, south London.
It may become one of the defining images of this week's London riots.
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The image, taken by Amy Weston for WENN news agency, has raced around the world online - with many people asking if it was fake.
But Jonathan Grassi of WENN's photo desk, told smh.com.au this afternoon the image was genuine and was part of a series of photos captured by Weston for WENN in the late evening during the third night of riots in London.
"It's slowed down our website because everyone is linking to it and tweeting it," he said about the company's online photo database.
The images show the unidentified woman sitting on some sort of awning or sign outside a window, appearing to look down at the ground below.
The woman then jumps away from the window and falls into the raised arms of the emergency services personnel standing on the pavement.
The last shot shows the group crowded around the woman, standing on a line of tram tracks on the street.
It is not known what happened to the woman, if she was hurt and she was eventually taken to a hospital.
Local newspaper The Croydon Advertiser said its reporter, Gareth Davies, saw residents and police helping others jump out of their homes on to mattresses and other items below.
The photo was first tweeted online by a journalist working for The Daily Mirror, James Robertson, who appeared to have snapped a photo of the image on a computer.