UK Police Removed From Embassy Where Assange Holed Up

October 12, 2015 1:27 PM

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British police have removed its officers from outside the Ecuadorean Embassy where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been holed up since June 2012, but say they will still do their best to arrest him.

Police said Monday that because there is "no imminent prospect of a diplomatic or legal resolution to this issue" a round-the-clock police presence is "no longer proportionate."

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