Police raid Hackney squat ahead of royal wedding

Police officers raided a squat in Hackney this morning (Thursday) ahead of the royal wedding tomorrow.

Cops swooped in on an address in Lower Clapton Road in the early hours and arrested one person in connection with the disorder at the anti-cuts rally on March 26.

The intelligence operation also targeted a squat in Camberwell, where 19 people were arrested, and an address in Sipson, near Heathrow.

A police spokesman said the raids were not specifically related to the royal wedding but had been brought forward ahead of the event.