Sarah Everard vigil ‘broken up by police’ as crowds chant ‘shame on you’

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Police have moved in to try and break up crowds who have gathered at a memorial site for murdered woman Sarah Everard.

Officers were seen leading several protesters away on Clapham Common while some of those gathered chanted "shame on you".

Police have said the gathering in southwest London is "unsafe" and urged people to go home.

In a tweet, Lambeth Police, which covers Clapham, said: "The gathering at Clapham Common is unsafe.

"Hundreds of people are tightly packed together in breach of the regulations and risking public health.

"We are urging people to go home and we thank those who have been engaging with officers and who are leaving."

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  • Sarah Everard
  • MET Police
  • London

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