COPS were called to the bail hostel where sex offender pop star Gary Glitter is held after vigilantes climbed gates and stormed the grounds.
Angry locals arrived yesterday when the location was shared on social media and screamed abuse at those leaving.
They shouted “watch out Glitter’s about” at passing motorists and violently shook the gates.
Two men ran into the grounds when a gate was opened before security staff pounced.
One later climbed the gate.
Four police cars arrived at the south of England site and talked to locals.
Glitter, 78, was released from jail on Friday after serving just half of his 16 year sentence.
A source said: “He’s happy, but he won’t be going outside for a while.”
It comes after we revealed the pop paedo was being treated like “royalty” and having his meals delivered to his room.
The pervert is said to be “really happy and upbeat” at the hostel following his release from HMP Verne in Dorset in the early hours of Friday morning.
He was settled in and fitted with a GPS tag, before being reminded of his strict licence conditions.
They include abiding by a nightly curfew, a ban on working without prior approval, no travel outside the UK and no contact with the media.
He is also barred from living with anyone under the age of 18 and cannot go near schools, playgrounds or swimming pools.
A Ministry of Justice spokesman said: “Sex offenders like Paul Gadd are closely monitored by the police and Probation Service and face some of the strictest licence conditions including being fitted with a GPS tag.
“If the offender breaches these conditions at any point, they can go back behind bars.
“We’ve already introduced tougher sentences for the worst offenders and ended the automatic halfway release for serious crimes.”
Glitter was one of the UK’s biggest glam rock stars of the 1970s and a familiar face on BBC TV chart show Top of the Pops.
He had a string of hits including three UK No 1 singles: I’m the Leader of the Gang (I Am!), I Love You Love Me Love and Always Yours.
Glitter’s fall from grace began in 1997 when he took a laptop into a Bristol branch of PC World for repair and an engineer found child abuse images on the hard drive.
Two years later the singer was jailed for four months after a total of 4,000 images were found by police in a subsequent investigation.
He emigrated on release, before being kicked out of Cambodia in 2002 amid claims of committing sex crimes.
Four years later he was jailed in neighbouring Vietnam for molesting two girls, one aged just ten.
He escaped serious charges of child rape — which carried a death sentence — and returned to the UK in 2008.
Glitter was forced to sign the sex offender register but he was arrested once again in 2012 at his multimillion-pound home in Westminster.
Police would later describe him as a “habitual sexual predator who took advantage of the star status afforded to him.”
And in 2015 he was convicted of attempted rape, four counts of indecent assault and one of having sex with a girl under 13 in the 1970s and 1980s.