A senior police officer has called on the residents of Hither Green to respect the controversial sanctuary set up for the stabbed burglar Henry Vincent.
Chief Superintendent Simon Dobinson intervened to ease tensions between Richard Osborn's followers. Brooks and the family of the thief he stabbed to death at home
Mr. Osborn-Brooks was arrested last week for allegedly murdering 37-year-old Vincent while defending his home in south-east London
Since then, neighbors and friends have removed dozens of flower bouquets and balloons as a tribute the burglar was placed outside the house of the 78-year-old on a fence.