WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested, U.K. police say

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested, U.K. police say

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested by British police on Thursday after police were invited into the Ecuadorian embassy where he has been holed up since 2012.

“Julian Assange, 47, has today, Thursday 11 April, been arrested by officers from the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) at the Embassy of Ecuador,” police said.

Police said they arrested Assange after being “invited into the embassy by the Ambassador, following the Ecuadorian government’s withdrawal of asylum.”

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This story originally appeared on CBC

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