Speaking to the Evening Standard, commuter David Banks said: "There were just a lot of police around, police vans and cars and officers around a skip. The skip was between one of the exits to the railway station and car park itself."
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Patrols including local volunteers have been set up after the grisly finds in Thamesmead in the last month.
Thieves targeted a property in Richmond on Monday afternoon.
The station, which saw 44m people commuters use it in 2016/2017, will be transformed into a dining room complete with Christmas decorations.