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Squat raid standoff in Brighton's London Road

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  • Police raided squat in Brighton's London Road after complaints from owners of flat above empty shop
  • Two squatters were in roof standoff as crowds gather in support. Three inside superglued themselves to each other round a joist
  • After eight hours, three arrests were made.
  • Raid is believed to be the UK's first under new legislation criminalising squatting in residential buildings.

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