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Armed Police Called to Egham Station
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Armed Police Called to Egham Station

On Sunday the 1st of February armed police arrived at both Egham and Virginia Water train stations in search of a man possessing a firearm absconding from London. Passengers waiting at the stations reported that several police response vehicles arrived on Sunday morning, carrying armed police and dog units who proceeded to make a sweep of the stations. A Spokesman from Surrey Police reported that officers were indeed called to the railway stations in both Egham and Virginia Waters after the Metropolitan Police Service had alerted them at approximately 10:15am. Likewise a spokesman from the Metropolitan Police said: “Police were called at approximately 8.30am to reports of a male seen with a firearm at Victoria Coach Station." The identity of the armed man is unknown and British Transpor...
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Police Investigating Sexual Assault outside Medicine

Reported in the early hours of the morning during fresher’s week, Surrey Police are investigating a case of sexual assault outside of the Royal Holloway venue Medicine. According to the Police, on the 26th of September, a woman in her 20s left the club and was reportedly approached by two men. The woman, who was taking a phone call at the time, had her phone taken from her by one of the men, who then ended the call. The second man then took hold of the woman by her wrist and attempted to push her into a nearby car. The woman went to get out of the car but found the door locked. She asked for it to be unlocked and was then able to leave. The first man has been described as white, in his mid-20’s, about 5 feet and 7 inches tall, of skinny build with a shaven head and was wearing a cap bac...