Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange arrested at Ecuadorian Embassy

Police arrest Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian embassy in London

London (CNN)Police entered the Ecuadorian embassy in London Thursday morning, arresting Julian Assange and bringing the WikiLeaks founder’s seven-year stint there to a dramatic close.


Metropolitan Police said in a statement that he was “further arrested” on his arrival at a London police station on behalf of United States authorities, who have issued an extradition warrant.


The UK Home Office confirmed the extradition request in a statement, adding, “He is accused in the United States of America of computer-related offences.”

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