A geography lecturer who spent nearly four weeks underground as part of the Euston protests against HS2 finally left the tunnel today after bailiffs confiscated his food and belongings.
Dr Larch Maxey announced he was going to leave the tunnel this morning and was seen in another video above ground. He was checked by medics and said he was ‘feeling fine’ but would go to hospital for checks to ‘err on the side of caution’.
Earlier today the 48-year-old posted a video message announcing his decision to leave.
He said: ‘I have been evicted – I’ve met my match, they’ve come for me and rinsed me completely, they’ve got all my stuff and got me backed into a corner so at that point I said ”that’s it, I’m coming out”.
‘I’ve had a cup of tea and am sorting my stuff out. I’ve got a deal…