Police Guarding Julian Assange at London's Ecuadorian Embassy Are Withdrawn

October 12, 2015 1:41 PM

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Police Guarding Julian Assange at London's Ecuadorian Embassy Are Withdrawn

LONDON — Police officers who have been stationed for more three years outside London's Ecuadorian Embassy to arrest WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange were withdrawn Monday, officials said.

Assange took refuge in the embassy in June 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden where he is wanted for questioning over sexual assault and rape allegations against two women.

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