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Tear gas used on protesters after they storm into Brixton Police Station

A heavy police presence remains in Brixton Credit: @JessicaOmari

Police have used tear gas on protesters after they entered a police station in Brixton.

What was described as a "small group of protesters " by police entered the station at about 4pm.

They were removed by officers during which CS spray, a form of tear gas, was used.

No arrests in connection to the incident have been made and a high policing presence continues to be in place in the area.

Earlier, hundreds of people stormed Lambeth Town Hall as part of the protest against the 'gentrification' of the area.

They were removed by police but no-one was arrested.

The estate agents Foxtons in Brixton Road, has also had its window smashed with graffiti sprayed on the door saying "yuppies out".

One man has been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage in relation to this incident.

Buses have been diverted passed Lambeth Town Hall in Brixton Hill due to the protest.

The march, described as an attempt to 'Reclaim Brixton', is against soaring house prices meaning people from the area can no longer afford to live there.

The Reclaim Brixton campaign says that the increase in prices means that "social diversity is being driven out".

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"At approximately 3.15pm a group from the demonstration gained access to Brixton Town Hall.

"Officers entered the building and the protesters were removed. There were no arrests.

"A group of protesters then made their way to Brixton Road where the window of a commercial premises was smashed and graffiti sprayed on the building.

"One man has been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage in relation to this incident.

"Groups of protesters remain in the area.

"Officers remain on scene and continue to monitor proceedings."

– Met Police spokesman

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Police appeal after 12-year-old goes missing

Have you seen Thomas Prichett? call police on 101 Credit: @MPSLewisham

Police are appealing for information about a 12-year-old boy who went missing in south London today.

Thomas Prichett was last seen in Culverly Road, Catford at about 12.45 this afternoon.

If you see Thomas, or have information about his disappearance call police on 101.

If you wish to remain anonymous call independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Murder investigation launch after man stabbed to death

Police are asking anyone with information to come forward Credit: Google

A murder investigation has been launched after a man in his 30s was stabbed to death.

The incident happened in High Road, Leyton at about 3.30am today.

Police and ambulance services found a man in his 30s with multiple stab wounds to his chest.

He died an hour later at the scene.

Police are in the process of informing next of kin. A post-mortem examination and formal identification will take place over the coming few days.

Shortly after the stabbing, officers arrested a 34-year-old man on suspicion of murder.

He remains in custody at an east police station.

Police say they believe the two men knew each other.

Anyone with information is urged to call detectives on 020 8345 3714. To remain anonymous please call Crimestoppers on 0800-555-111.

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Appeal for witnesses after lorry hits pensioner

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