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Oxford Circus tube station is covered in graffiti from vandals who ran amok while London shops closed


Oxford Circus tube station is covered in graffiti from & # 39; Diabolical Dubstars & # 39; vandals who ran amok while London's main shopping street was closed due to Tier 4 restrictions

  • The artwork was found on Boxing Day and pays homage to Grenfell Tower
  • It is believed that the graffiti artist group Diabolical Dubstars marked the subway station
  • The officers are investigating the incident on the Victoria and Bakerloo platforms

Oxford Circus tube station is covered in graffiti by vandals running amok while London's main shopping street has been closed due to Tier 4 restrictions.

It is believed that the graffiti group & # 39; Diabolical Dubstars & # 39; has provided the subway station with phrases and symbols as well as a tribute to the Grenfell Tower.

The graffiti that was found on Boxing Day has large parts of the station tagged "DDS" as well as vandalism on the platforms.

The footage uploaded on December 26th shows large sections of the billboards behind the platform covered in brightly colored graffiti.

Oxford Circus tube station is covered in graffiti by vandals running amok while London's main shopping street has been closed due to Tier 4 restrictions

The words that were sprayed on the walls of the station included one that said, “Oi !! Muppets. What if your "houses" burned down? All power to the people. & # 39;

The words that were sprayed on the walls of the station included one that said, “Oi !! Muppets. What if your "houses" burned down? All power to the people. & # 39;

It is believed that the graffiti group & # 39; Diabolical Dubstars & # 39; the subway station has provided phrases and symbols

It is believed that the graffiti group & # 39; Diabolical Dubstars & # 39; the subway station has provided phrases and symbols

The words "Grenfell" were sprayed on the wall behind the tracks on the platform of the Victoria Line

The words "Grenfell" were sprayed on the wall behind the tracks on the platform of the Victoria Line

The British Traffic Police (BTP) said the incident was first reported on Saturday morning at 7 a.m.

Along with the words "Grenfell" on the wall behind the tracks, commuters spotted the words "COVID lies" sprayed on the Victoria Line platform.

The Grenfell Tower Block was on fire 72 residents were killed and many others left homeless in June 2017.

The video shows messages being sprayed on the walls of the station, including one that read, “Oi !! Muppets. What if your "houses" burned down? All power to the people. & # 39;

They also marked the platform with the word "Sasquatch" which covers a large part of the wall of the Bakerloo line

They also marked the platform with the word "Sasquatch" which covers a large part of the wall of the Bakerloo line

Symbols of anarchy were sprayed on the walls as well as the words, "I chew yuppies like chicken nuggitz."

Symbols of anarchy were sprayed on the walls as well as the words, "I chew yuppies like chicken nuggitz."

The graffiti found on Boxing Day has large parts of the station tagged "DDS" as well as vandalism on the platforms

The graffiti that was found on Boxing Day has large parts of the station tagged "DDS" as well as vandalism on the platforms

The footage uploaded on December 26th shows large sections of the billboards behind the platform covered in brightly colored graffiti

The footage uploaded on December 26th shows large sections of the billboards behind the platform covered in brightly colored graffiti

The M, P, and S in "Muppets" have also been circled to spell "MPs", which refer to MPs to convey a political message.

It has still not been confirmed who painted the platforms with spray paint. This included the letters TVZ, which were distributed over the walls and tracks, as well as the message "Covid Lies".

They also marked the platform with the anarchy symbols and the word "Sasquatch" which covers a large part of the wall on the Bakerloo line.

The vandalism would normally have been impossible as the station would normally have been full of shoppers going on the Boxing Day sale.

Due to the Tier 4 restrictions in the capital, shops have closed and the metro station abandoned.

However, the footage of the graffiti received mixed reviews from social media users.

A large number of people have condemned the vandalism on the station and stated that it did not help to convey political messages

A large number of people have condemned the vandalism on the station and stated that it did not help to convey political messages

People condemned the spray pattern that was discovered on the platform on Boxing Day

People condemned the spray pattern that was discovered on the platform on Boxing Day

There were also symbols of anarchy spray-painted on the Oxford Circus symbols on the other side of the station

There were also symbols of anarchy spray-painted on the Oxford Circus symbols on the other side of the station

The vandalism would normally have been impossible as the station would normally have been full of shoppers going on the Boxing Day sale

The vandalism would normally have been impossible as the station would normally have been full of shoppers going on the Boxing Day sale

A large number of people have condemned vandalism, saying that it does not help convey political messages.

One wrote: & # 39; You wouldn't be "here for" if your family member cleaned this up. There are so many ways your voice can be heard. And that's not the way. & # 39;

Another said: “More money is wasted on cleaners when TFL is already having problems. Better ways to hear your voice. & # 39;

A BTP spokesperson said: "This morning (12/26/20) officials were called to Oxford Circus tube station after the station staff had extensive graffiti on the platforms of the Bakerloo Line heading north and the Victoria Line heading Reported north.

"Officials are investigating the incident."

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