Squatters cleared from former police station in Willesden Green

Squatter being evicted from Willesden Police Station 25-11-15 photo by Adam Tiernan Thomas

Squatter being evicted from Willesden Police Station 25-11-15 photo by Adam Tiernan Thomas - Credit: Archant

Officers have cleared squatters out of a disused police station in Willesden Green this afternoon.

Squatter being evicted from Willesden Police Station 25-11-15 photo by Adam Tiernan Thomas

Squatter being evicted from Willesden Police Station 25-11-15 photo by Adam Tiernan Thomas - Credit: Archant

Residents reported officers arriving at the former Willesden Green Police Station on High Road, shortly before 2pm.

There is thought to be an ongoing operation to move a community of squatters out of the building.

The building is understood to have passed into private ownership since the police counter was closed permanently in 2013.

It was formerly used to house the Met’s sex crime unit Sapphire and the anti-social behaviour unit for the borough.

Police officers clear the victorian building on High Road Willesden

Police officers clear the victorian building on High Road Willesden - Credit: Archant

More to follow.

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