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Police received reports of forced entry shortly before 7 pm local time but it was unclear if anything important was taken.
Police in London have responded to a reported break-in at the offices of opposition leader Ed Miliband at Parliament, according to The Associated Press.
The Guardian reported that Scotland Yard was informed before 7 pm local time on Friday of forced entry in the Norman Shaw buildings, which the newspaper says were the police force’s headquarters until 1967.
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A member of Miliband’s staff reportedly found that a door had been forced open but The Guardian said it was unclear whether anything had been taken.
The newspaper quoted a Labour Party spokesman as declining to comment pending the outcome of a police investigation.
However, according to The Daily Mail, party officials are seeking to know whether any important documents have ben taken and “forensic teams” were searching the rooms for clues.
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The suspected break-in did not involve the “large office” used by Miliband himself, according to both The Guardian and The Mail, which said Miliband had been at a party conference in the Midlands at the time.