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Home Office minister Victoria Atkins (Photo: BBC)

Victoria Atkins – Police response to Sarah Everard vigil ‘very upsetting’

On Saturday, a vigil was held on Clapham Common in memory of Sarah Everard, a 33-year-old woman who disappeared from London’s streets earlier in March and whose body was later found in a Kent woodland. After talks between the police and the organisers of the event broke down, the vigil was held unofficially, and the Metropolitan Police have been criticised for their conduct in managing the crowd of several hundred people.

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