6:17pm Thursday 5th April 2012
By Natalie O'Neill
All 16 protesters were met with claps and cheers as they walked out of Friern Barnet Library where they had been staging a sit-in over its closure.
The supporters of Friern Barnet Library Group remained locked in the building when it was locked shut at 1pm.
The group decided to leave the sit-in before it gets dark, and they left at 5.45pm. Barnet Council turned the electricity and water off earlier this afternoon.
More to follow.
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