Taking back St George’s

Vagrants’ shelters removed and drugs and weapons seized as officials raid historic park

Drugs, makeshift knives and a lookalike firearm — these were just some of the items unearthed after vagrants and their rudimentary shelters were removed from St George’s Park on Wednesday in an effort to restore the once-popular recreational site to its former glory.

Dozens of officials from the metro police, the municipality and the FF+ converged on the park for a cleanup operation early in the morning. ..

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