SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – San Francisco police have cleared a large group of homeless people they said had been squatting in a building in the city’s Oceanview neighborhood.
Around 7:00 a.m. Wednesday morning, police came to the abandoned church on Capitol Avenue and Broad Street , knocked on the door and identified themselves.READ MORE: Former Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang Touts Basic Income at Mountain View Rally
“We gave the people in there ample opportunity to leave. We gave them five minutes to leave,” said San Francisco Police Department Deputy Chief Michael Biel. “Anyone who wanted to leave, they did and 28 people exited the building with their three dogs.”
Police said they aren’t sure if more people stayed there previously.