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The Met Police have confirmed the six Greenpeace protesters arrested yesterday on suspicion of aggravated trespass after climbing The Shard in central London have been bailed.
Six Greenpeace protesters who scaled Britain's tallest building have left police custody, the environmental group said.
The six women were arrested on Wednesday night on suspicion of aggravated trespass after climbing the Shard in London as a protest over drilling in the Arctic.
Greenpeace UK tweeted: "All six ice climbers out of police custody and on their way home."
It did not mention whether the protesters were charged.
Six Greenpeace protesters who scaled Britain's tallest building remain in police custody this morning after being arrested last night on suspicion of aggravated tresspass.
They were driven away by police in an unmarked white van to the sound of cheers from supporters gathered at the foot of the landmark.
This photo shows Wiola - the youngest of the six climbers - at the top of The Shard in London.
Metropolitan Police have confirmed that the six protesters who scaled The Shard have been arrested. A statement said:
A police officer can be seen in the live video feed from a camera worn by one of the climbers at the top of The Shard. It is not clear whether any of the protesters have been arrested.
Greenpeace reports that its six protest climbers have reached the top of The Shard in London, although live TV footage shows only one of them at the pinnacle.
The six women who are scaling The Shard building in London are just 18 metres from the top, according to Greenpeace press officer Ben Stewart.
One climber has been nominated to "free climb" the final ascent, meaning she will use no aids such as ropes.
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Six women have been arrested after climbing the outside of The Shard building in London to campaign against Arctic drilling.