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UPDATE: London Bridge Terror attack investigation

News   •  Jun 16, 2017 19:20 BST

Friday, 16 June: Latest at 19:20hrs:

Detectives investigating the London Bridge terror attack have today, Friday, 16 June, released three men without charge. 

A 27-year-old man [S] was arrested at a residential address in Ilford on Friday, 9 June; a 28-year-old man [T] was arrested at a residential address in Barking on Saturday, 10 June; and, a 19-year-old man [U] was arrested at an address in Barking on Sunday, 11 June.

Seventeen others have previously been released without charge.

= One man has been bailed to date in late June. He is a 33-year-old man [P] who was arrested on a street in Ilford on Thursday, 8 June on suspicion of possession with intent to supply controlled drugs, and further arrested on suspicion of firearms offences.

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Wednesday 14 June: Latest at 20:55hrs:

Detectives investigating the London Bridge terror attack have today, Wednesday, 14 June, released two men without charge.

The men are a 27-year-old [O] arrested on a street in Ilford and a 29-year-old [Q] arrested at an address in Ilford on 5 June.

Four men now remain in custody.

A 28-year-old man [T] was arrested at 02:05hrs on 10 June at a residential address in Barking. He has been taken into custody at a police station in Berkshire and is detained under the Terrorism Act. Searches of the residential address in Barking are ongoing.

A 29-year-old man [R] was arrested at an address in Newham on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism under Section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000, at approximately 01:15hrs on 9 June. He also remains in custody.

A 27-year-old man [S] was arrested at a residential address in Ilford on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism under Section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000, at 20:36hrs on 9 June. He also remains in custody.

A 19-year-old man [U] was arrested at an address in Barking on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism under Section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000 at 21:50hrs on 11 June. A warrant for further detention was granted on Tuesday, 13 June until the evening of Sunday, 18 June.

Fourteen others have previously been released without charge. This include twelve people [A-L] arrested in the early stages of the investigation, as well as a 27-year-old man [M] arrested on 6 June and a 30-year-old man [N] arrested on 7 June.

= One man has been bailed to date in late June. He is a 33-year-old man [P] who was arrested on a street in Ilford on 8 June on suspicion of possession with intent to supply controlled drugs, and further arrested on suspicion of firearms offences.

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Tuesday, 13 June - Latest at 18:00hrs:

Detectives investigating the London Bridge terror attack have today, Tuesday, 13 June, released a man without charge.

The 30-year-old man [N] was arrested under the Terrorism Act at approximately 01.30hrs on Wednesday, 7 June. He has now been released without charge.

Seperately, a warrant for further detention has now been granted until the evening of Sunday, 18 June for the 19-year-old man [U] arrested at an address in Barking on 11 June.

Searches of a residential address in Barking are now complete.

Six men now remain in custody.

A 28-year-old man [T] was arrested at 02:05hrs on 10 June at a residential address in Barking. He has been taken into custody at a police station in Berkshire and is detained under the Terrorism Act. Searches of the residential address in Barking are ongoing.

A 27-year-old man [O] was arrested on a street in Ilford under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE) at around 22.00hrs on 5 June. He is now being held under terrorism legislation.

A 29-year-old man [Q] was arrested at an address in Ilford on 5 June under PACE. He is now being held under terrorism legislation.

A 29-year-old man [R] was arrested at an address in Newham on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism under Section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000, at approximately 01:15hrs on 9 June. He also remains in custody.

A 27-year-old man [S] was arrested at a residential address in Ilford on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism under Section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000, at 20:36hrs on 9 June. He also remains in custody.

A 19-year-old man [U] was arrested at an address in Barking on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism under Section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000 at 21:50hrs on 11 June. A warrant for further detention was granted on Tuesday, 13 June until the evening of Sunday, 18 June.

= Twelve others [A-L] arrested in the early stages of the investigation were all released without charge.

= A 27-year-old man [M] who was arrested under the Terrorism Act at approximately 08.05hrs on Tuesday, 6 June was released without charge on 10 June.

= One man has been bailed to date in late June. He is a 33-year-old man [P] who was arrested on a street in Ilford on 8 June on suspicion of possession with intent to supply controlled drugs, and further arrested on suspicion of firearms offences.


Tuesday, 13 June - Latest at 17:30hrs

Detectives investigating the London Bridge terrorist attack have established that the three pink knives used by the attackers were purchased from a specific shop in east London.

Knives used by attackers

We thank the media for their assistance in publicising the appeal for information on the knives last week. 

The Met's Counter Terrorism Command continues to appeal for witnesses to the incident or anyone who saw the white Renault van, registration plate HN66 TKX - used by the attackers - on Saturday, 3 June to call police in confidence on 0800 789 321.

Van

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Monday, 12 June - Latest at 15:00hrs

The inquests for the victims of the terrorist attack in London Bridge on Saturday 3 June, are scheduled to be opened on Tuesday, 13 June at 09.30 hours at Southwark Coroner's Court. It is expected the opening will last two days.

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Sunday, 11 June - Latest at 23:30hrs

Detectives investigating the London Bridge terror attack carried out a warrant, and made a further arrest in east London this evening, Sunday, 11 June.

At 21:50hrs officers from the Met's Counter Terrorism Command, supported by the Territorial Support Group, arrested a 19-year-old man [U] at an address in Barking.

He was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism under Section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000.

He has been taken into custody at a south London police station and is detained under the Terrorism Act.

Searches of a residential address in Barking are ongoing.

Six other men remain in custody.

A 28-year-old man [T] was arrested at 02:05hrs on 10 June at a residential address in Barking. He has been taken into custody at a police station in Berkshire and is detained under the Terrorism Act. Searches of the residential address in Barking are ongoing.

A 27-year-old man [O] was arrested on a street in Ilford under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE) at around 22.00hrs on 5 June. He is now being held under terrorism legislation.

A 29-year-old man [Q] was arrested at an address in Ilford on 5 June under PACE. He is now being held under terrorism legislation.

A 30-year-old man [N] was arrested at an address in Ilford on suspicion of the preparation of terrorist acts, contrary to section 5 of the Terrorism Act 2006, at approximately 01.30hrs on 7 June. He also remains in police custody.

A 29-year-old man [R] was arrested at an address in Newham on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism under Section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000, at approximately 01:15hrs on 9 June. He also remains in custody.

A 27-year-old man [S] was arrested at a residential address in Ilford n suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism under Section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000, at 20:36hrs on 9 June. He also remains in custody.

= Twelve others [A-L] arrested in the early stages of the investigation were all released without charge.

= A 27-year-old man [M] who was arrested under the Terrorism Act at approximately 08.05hrs on Tuesday, 6 June was released without charge on 10 June.

= One man has been bailed to date in late June. He is a 33-year-old man [P] who was arrested on a street in Ilford on 8 June on suspicion of possession with intent to supply controlled drugs, and further arrested on suspicion of firearms offences.

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Saturday, 10 June - Latest at 20:47hrs

Detectives investigating the London Bridge terror attack have this evening, Saturday 10 June, released a man without charge.

The 27-year-old man [M] was arrested under the Terrorism Act at approximately 08.05hrs on Tuesday, 6 June. He has now been released without charge.

Six other men remain in custody.

A 28-year-old man [T] was arrested at 02:05hrs on 10 June at a residential address in Barking. He has been taken into custody at a police station in Berkshire and is detained under the Terrorism Act. Searches of the residential address in Barking are ongoing.

A 27-year-old man [O] was arrested on a street in Ilford under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE) at around 22.00hrs on 5 June. He is now being held under terrorism legislation.

A 29-year-old man [Q] was arrested at an address in Ilford on 5 June under PACE. He is now being held under terrorism legislation.

A 30-year-old man [N] was arrested at an address in Ilford on suspicion of the preparation of terrorist acts, contrary to section 5 of the Terrorism Act 2006, at approximately 01.30hrs on 7 June. He also remains in police custody.

A 29-year-old man [R] was arrested at an address in Newham on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism under Section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000, at approximately 01:15hrs on 9 June. He also remains in custody.

A 27-year-old man [S] was arrested at a residential address in Ilford n suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism under Section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000, at 20:36hrs on 9 June. He also remains in custody.

= Twelve others [A-L] arrested in the early stages of the investigation were all released earlier this week without charge.

= One man has been bailed to date in late June. He is a 33-year-old man [P] who was arrested on a street in Ilford on 8 June on suspicion of possession with intent to supply controlled drugs, and further arrested on suspicion of firearms offences.


Saturday, 10 June - Latest at 03:30hrs

Detectives investigating the London Bridge terror attack carried out a warrant, and made a further arrest, in east London in the early hours of Saturday, 10 June.

At 02:05hrs officers from the Met's Counter Terrorism Command, supported by the Territorial Support Group, arrested a 28-year-old man [T] at a residential address in Barking.

He was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism under Section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000.

He has been taken into custody at a police station in Berkshire and is detained under the Terrorism Act.

Searches of the residential address in Barking are ongoing.

Six other men remain in custody.

A 27-year-old man [M] was arrested under the Terrorism Act at approximately 08.05hrs on Tuesday, 6 June. A warrant of further detention has been obtained; this expires at 08.05hrs on Sunday, 11 June.

A 27-year-old man [O] was arrested on a street in Ilford under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE) at around 22.00hrs on 5 June. He is now being held under terrorism legislation.

A 29-year-old man [Q] was arrested at an address in Ilford on 5 June under PACE. He is now being held under terrorism legislation.

A 30-year-old man [N] was arrested at an address in Ilford on suspicion of the preparation of terrorist acts, contrary to section 5 of the Terrorism Act 2006, at approximately 01.30hrs on 7 June. He also remains in police custody.

A 29-year-old man [R] was arrested at an address in Newham on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism under Section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000, at approximately 01:15hrs on 9 June. He also remains in custody.

A 27-year-old man [S] was arrested at a residential address in Ilford n suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism under Section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000, at 20:36hrs on 9 June. He also remains in custody.

= Twelve others [A-L] arrested in the early stages of the investigation were all released earlier this week without charge.

= One man has been bailed to date in late June. He is a 33-year-old man [P] who was arrested on a street in Ilford on 8 June on suspicion of possession with intent to supply controlled drugs, and further arrested on suspicion of firearms offences.


Saturday, 10 June - Latest at 00:56 hrs

Detectives investigating the London Bridge terror attack carried out a warrant, and made a further arrest, in east London on Friday, 9 June.

Officers from the Met's Counter Terrorism Command, supported by the Territorial Support Group, arrested a 27-year-old man [S] at a residential address in Ilford.

He was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism under Section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000.

He has been taken into custody at a police station in Berkshire and is detained under the Terrorism Act.

Searches of the residential address in Ilford are ongoing.

Five other men remain in custody.

A 27-year-old man [M] was arrested under the Terrorism Act at approximately 08.05hrs on Tuesday, 6 June. A warrant of further detention has been obtained; this expires at 08.05hrs on Sunday, 11 June.

A 27-year-old man [O] was arrested on a street in Ilford under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE) at around 22.00hrs on 5 June. He is now being held under terrorism legislation.

A 29-year-old man [Q] was arrested at an address in Ilford on 5 June under PACE. He is now being held under terrorism legislation.

A 30-year-old man [N] was arrested at an address in Ilford on suspicion of the preparation of terrorist acts, contrary to section 5 of the Terrorism Act 2006, at approximately 01.30hrs on 7 June. He also remains in police custody.

A 29-year-old man [R] was arrested at an address in Newham on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism under Section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000, at approximately 01:15hrs on 9 June. He also remains in custody.

= Twelve others [A-L] arrested in the early stages of the investigation were all released earlier this week without charge.

= One man has been bailed to date in late June. He is a 33-year-old man [P] who was arrested on a street in Ilford on 8 June on suspicion of possession with intent to supply controlled drugs, and further arrested on suspicion of firearms offences. 

Friday, 9 June - Latest at 01:44hrs (updated 08:44hrs)

Detectives investigating the London Bridge terror attack carried out a warrant, and made a further arrest, in east London in the early hours of Friday, 9 June.

From around 01:15hrs officers from the Met's Counter Terrorism Command, supported by the Territorial Support Group, arrested a 29-year-old man [R] at a residential address in Newham.

He was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism under Section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000.

He has been taken into custody at a south London police station and is detained under the Terrorism Act.

Searches of the residential address in Newham are ongoing.

Four other men remain in custody.

A 27-year-old man [M] was arrested under the Terrorism Act at approximately 08.05hrs on 6 June. A warrant of further detention has been obtained; this expires at 08.05hrs on Sunday, 11 June.

A 27-year-old man [O] was arrested on a street in Ilford under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE) at around 22.00hrs on 5 June. He is now being held under terrorism legislation.

A 29-year-old man [Q] was arrested at an address in Ilford on 5 June under PACE. He is now being held under terrorism legislation.

A 30-year-old man [N] was arrested at an address in Ilford on suspicion of the preparation of terrorist acts, contrary to section 5 of the Terrorism Act 2006, at approximately 01.30hrs on 7 June. He also remains in police custody.

= Twelve others [A-L] arrested in the early stages of the investigation were all released earlier this week without charge.

= One man has been bailed to a date in late June. He is a 33-year-old man [P] who was arrested on a street in Ilford on 8 June on suspicion of possession with intent to supply controlled drugs, and further arrested on suspicion of firearms offences.


Thursday, 8 June - Latest at 17:51hrs

Detectives investigating the London Bridge terrorist attack have obtained a warrant of further detention for [M], a 27-year-old man arrested under the Terrorism Act at approximately 08.05hrs on Tuesday, 6 June. The warrant expires at 08.05hrs on Sunday, 11 June.

Two men arrested under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE) from around 22.00hrs last night, Wednesday, 5 June are now being held under Terrorism Legislation:

[O] A 27-year-old man arrested on a street in Ilford and [Q], a 29-year-old man arrested at an address in Ilford – both arrested on suspicion of the preparation of terrorist acts - are now being held under the Terrorism Act 2000.

[P] A 33-year-old man arrested on a street in Ilford on suspicion of possession with intent to supply controlled drugs at around the same time, was today, Thursday, 8 June, further arrested on suspicion of firearms offences. He continues to be held in custody under PACE.

[N] A 30-year-old man, arrested at an address in Ilford on suspicion of the preparation of terrorist acts, contrary to section 5 Terrorism Act 2006, at approximately 01.30hrs on Wednesday, 7 June remains in custody under Terrorism Act legislation.

Twelve others [A-L] arrested in the early stages of the investigation were all released earlier this week without charge.



Wednesday, 7 June - Latest at 23:54hrs

Detectives investigating the London Bridge terror attack have made three more arrests and carried out two more search warrants in east London late on Wednesday, 7 June.

From around 2200hrs officers from the Met's Counter Terrorism Command, supported by firearms officers, arrested two men on a street in Ilford, a third was arrested after warrant was carried out at a residential address in Ilford.

Of the two men arrested on the street; one - aged 27 - was arrested on suspicion of the preparation of terrorist acts (contrary section 5 Terrorism Act 2006).

The second - aged 33 - was arrested for on suspicion of possession with intent to supply controlled drugs.

The third man arrested, at the residential address in Ilford - aged 29 - was also arrested suspicion of the preparation of terrorist acts (contrary section 5 Terrorism Act 2006).

All three men have been taken into custody at a south London police station under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act.

Searches of the residential address in Ilford, as well as a business address in Ilford are ongoing.


Wednesday, 7 June - latest at 16:50hrs

Casualty Bureau will close from 16:30hrs today, Wednesday, 7 June as police believe they know the identity of all those people who died and there are no outstanding or missing people following the terrorist attack on London Bridge.

During the time Casualty Bureau was operational, the team handled over 3,500 calls.

Anyone with any information about the terrorist attack who has not yet spoken to the police is asked to contact 0800 789 321.

For people who need support or advice in the aftermath of the incident please visit:

www.gov.uk/guidance/london-bridge-and-borough-market-attacks-june-2017-support-for-people-affected


Wednesday, 7 June - latest at 12:30hrs

Detectives investigating the terrorist attack in London Bridge on Saturday, 3 June, can confirm the number of people that were killed as a result of the attack is now eight.


Wednesday, 7 June - latest at 05:00hrs

Detectives investigating the London Bridge terror attack have carried out a search warrant at an address in east London in the early hours of Wednesday, 07 June.

Officers from the Met's Counter Terrorism Command, supported by officers from the Territorial Support Group, entered the address in Ilford at around 0130hrs.

A 30-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorist acts (contrary to section 5 Terrorism Act 2006) and has been taken into custody at a south London police station under the Terrorism Act 2000.

A search of the address is ongoing.

Wednesday, 7 June - latest at 01:46hrs

A large part of the outer cordon of the crime scene in place following the terrorist attack in London Bridge has now been reopened.

Borough High Street and the roads and area east of the High Street have now reopened to the public.

Borough Market and a small surrounding area remain closed.

Any members of the public who urgently require temporary access to the remaining crime scene should present themselves to the mobile station positioned on Southwark Street junction with Redcross Way with identification to discuss their requirements and if appropriate will be escorted in and out of the scene.

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Tuesday, 6 June at 11:40hrs

The Met's Counter Terrorism Command has released the name and photograph of the third attacker shot dead by police following the terrorist attacks on London Bridge and at Borough Market on Saturday.

While formal identification is yet to take place, detectives believe he is 22-year-old Youssef Zaghba, from east London. The deceased's family have been informed.

He is believed to be an Italian national of Moroccan descent. He was not a police or MI5 subject of interest.

All three men involved in the attack were confronted and shot dead by armed officers within eight minutes of the first call.

Three attackers

The other two were named yesterday (Monday, 5 June) by detectives as:

Khuram Shazad Butt, 27 (20.4.90), from Barking, was a British citizen who was born in Pakistan; and

Rachid Redouane, 30 (31.7.86), from Barking, had claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan. He also used the name Rachid Elkhdar, with a different date of birth of 31.7.91.

Detectives would like to hear from anyone who has any information about these men that may assist them with the investigation. They are particularly keen to hear about places they may have frequented and their movements in the days and hours before the attacks.

Detectives have also arrested a man at an address in Barking this morning, Tuesday, 6 June.

[M], a 27-year-old man, was arrested under the Terrorism Act at approximately 08.05hrs today.

A search warrant is being executed at an address in Barking.

Enquiries ongoing.

Twelve others [A-L] arrested under the investigation have all been released without charge.

On Tuesday, 6 June at 05.44hrs

At around 01:30hrs on Tuesday, 6 June, officers from the Met's Counter Terrorism Command investigating the London Bridge terror attack entered an address in Ilford.

A search is ongoing at the addresses. Nobody has been detained.

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Monday, 5 June at 21:55hrs

Specialist officers are working with the families of victims to identify those who were killed in Saturday's attack at the appropriate time.

Family liaison officers have now deployed into all those families where we believe people to be dead.

Family liaison officers have also been deployed to support one family where we believe one person is still missing.

All of the people arrested on Sunday, 4 June, as part of this investigation have now been released without charge.

They are:-

[A] 38-year-old woman arrested at address 1 in Barking;
[B] 28-year-old man arrested at address 2 in Barking;
[C] 52-year-old man arrested at address 2 in Barking;
[D] 55-year-old man arrested at address 2 in Barking;
[E] 27-year-old man arrested at address 2 in Barking;
[F] 55-year-old man arrested at address 2 in Barking,
[G] 49-year-old woman arrested at address 2 in Barking;
[H] 60-year-old woman arrested at address 2 in Barking;
[I] 19-year-old woman arrested at address 2 in Barking;
[J] 27-year-old female arrested at address 2 in Barking;
[K] 24-year-old female arrested at address 2 in Barking;
[L] 53-year-old woman arrested at address 2 in Barking.


Monday, 5 June at 18:00hrs

The Met’s Counter Terrorism Command has released the names and photographs of two men shot dead by police following the terrorist attack on London Bridge and Borough Market on Saturday, 3 June.

While formal identification has yet to take place, detectives believe they now know the attackers’ identities. They believe two of the men are Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane, both from Barking, east London.

All three men were confronted and shot dead by armed officers within eight minutes of the first call.

Khuram Shazad Butt, 27, (20.4.90), was a British citizen who was born in Pakistan. Rachid Redouane, 30 (31.7.86) had claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan. He also used the name Rachid Elkhdar, with a different date of birth of 31.7.91. Inquiries are ongoing to confirm the identity of their accomplice.

Detectives would like to hear from anyone who has any information about these men that may assist them with the investigation. They are particularly keen to hear about places they may have frequented and their movements in the days and hours before the attack.

At 21.58hrs on Saturday, 3 June, a hired white Renault van travelled north to south on London Bridge and mounted the pavement, which collided with pedestrians before they abandoned the vehicle.

Route Map



The three attackers, armed with knives, continued into the Borough Market area, stabbing numerous people. The attackers were then confronted by the firearms officers and eight police firearms officers discharged their weapons.

Seven people were killed. Work to inform the next of kin of the victims is ongoing. This is taking time because we believe some of the victims are from abroad. Of the 48 people taken to hospital, 36 are currently being cared for in London hospitals with 18 remaining in a critical condition.

The investigation into this horrific attack is fast moving and complex as we piece together a fuller picture of what occurred. So far officers have arrested 12 people – seven women and five men - and searched six properties (four on Sunday and a further two properties today). One of the arrested men and one of the women were subsequently released.

Counter terrorism partners have dedicated intensive effort to developing and improving our counter terrorism response over recent years, as the threat has changed. The more we know, the greater the chance when an attack does happen we will have some information about at least one perpetrator. Our work necessarily involves making difficult judgements about how to prioritise the resources available to us at a time when the UK is facing a SEVERE and high tempo terrorist threat.

There are 500 current terrorism investigations, involving 3,000 current subjects of interest. A small number of the highest priority investigations involve current attack planning, and these investigations command a significant proportion of our resource. The remainder of our investigations focus on other activities relating to active support or facilitation of terrorism.

Khuram Shazad Butt was known to the police and MI5. However, there was no intelligence to suggest that this attack was being planned and the investigation had been prioritised accordingly. The other named man, Rachid Redouane, was not known.

Work is ongoing to understand more about them, their connections and whether they were assisted or supported by anyone else. We cannot say more about them at this stage.

Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said: “I would urge anyone with information about these men, their movements in the days and hours before the attack and the places they frequented to come forward.

“The police and our partners are doing everything we can across the country to help prevent further attacks and protect the public from harm.

“At any one time MI5 and police are conducting around 500 active investigations, involving 3,000 subjects of interest. Additionally, there are around 20,000 individuals who are former subjects of interest, whose risk remains subject to review by MI5 and its partners.

“The security and intelligence services and police have stopped 18 plots since 2013, including five since the Westminster attack two months ago.”

He added: “We would urge the public to be vigilant and to report any suspicious activity to the police by calling us in confidence on 0800 789321 or in an emergency calling 999.”

Those arrested were:

[A] 38-year-old woman arrested at address 1 in Barking;
[B] 28-year-old man arrested at address 2 in Barking;
[C] 52-year-old man arrested at address 2 in Barking;
[D] 55-year-old man arrested at address 2 in Barking;
[E] 27-year-old man arrested at address 2 in Barking;
[F] 55-year-old man arrested at address 2 in Barking, who has since been released without charge;
[G] 49-year-old woman arrested at address 2 in Barking;
[H] 60-year-old woman arrested at address 2 in Barking;
[I] 19-year-old woman arrested at address 2 in Barking;
[J] 27-year-old female arrested at address 2 in Barking;
[K] 24-year-old female arrested at address 2 in Barking;
[L] 53-year-old woman arrested at address 2 in Barking. Released without charge

Monday, 5 June at 17:00hrs regarding barrier in place on bridges:

Following the terrorist attacks in Westminster and London Bridge, we have reviewed the security of the 33 bridges in London.

Subsequently, since the night of Sunday, 4 June we have had protective barriers installed at Westminster Bridge.

We are in the process of having barriers installed on Waterloo Bridge and Lambeth Bridge to maintain security at these venues.

We recognise the public is anxious about security following the terrorist attacks in London, and we want to reassure them that we are taking precautions to make the Capital a safe place for people to live, work and visit.

The barriers are intended to increase security on what are some of London’s busiest bridges. They are designed specifically for hostile vehicle mitigation and are a national asset used around the UK.

We are considering the use of barriers and other security measures at locations across London. We will not be discussing this further at this time.

Monday, 5 June 09:10hrs - Update regarding the number of officers injured

One BTP officer and three Met officers were injured during the attack on Saturday night.

The further two Met officers were both on duty Southwark officers. One a plain clothes officer who received stitches to a head injury and a uniformed officer received an injury to his arm.

The off duty Southwark officer remains in hospital in a serious condition.

Monday, 5 June at 05:45hrs:

At around 04:15hrs on Monday, 5 June, officers from the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command investigating the London Bridge terror attack entered two further addresses - one in Newham and another in Barking.

A number of people have been detained and are at present being spoken to.

Searches are ongoing at both addresses.

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Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, provides updated statement following the terror attacks in London Bridge and Borough Market.

2200hrs - Sunday, 4 June

AC Mark Rowley said: “We would like to thank the media for their continued support, restraint and understanding in not speculating as to who the suspects are in this fast moving investigation.

“I would like to assure them and the public that this is directly assisting the progression of the investigation and confirm we will release the identities of the three men directly responsible for the attacks yesterday, Saturday, 3 June, as soon as operationally possible.

“Officers have been working tirelessly to process the crime scenes and release the cordons. We are hopeful that some of the cordons around London Bridge station will be released during the course of tomorrow morning but consult TFL website before you set out on your journey’s into and around London tomorrow.

“The public can expect to see additional police – both armed and unarmed officers - across the Capital as you would expect in these circumstances. And our security and policing plans for events are being reviewed, the public will also see increased physical measures on London’s bridges to keep the public safe.”

Officers have made 12 arrests and are at present searching 4 properties.

[A] 38-year-old woman arrested at address 1 in Barking;
[B] 28-year-old man arrested at address 2 in Barking;
[C] 52-year-old man arrested at address 2 in Barking;
[D] 55-year-old man arrested at address 2 in Barking;
[E] 27-year-old man arrested at address 2 in Barking;
[F] 55-year-old man arrested at address 2 in Barking, who has since been released without charge;

[G] 49-year-old woman arrested at address 2 in Barking;
[H] 60-year-old woman arrested at address 2 in Barking;
[I] 19-year-old woman arrested at address 2 in Barking;
[J] 27-year-old female arrested at address 2 in Barking;
[K] 24-year-old female arrested at address 2 in Barking;
[L] 53-year-old woman arrested at address 2 in Barking;

There have been no arrests at two residential addresses in Newham, although a number of people have been spoken to.

During the arrest stage today no officers have deployed a TASER or a firearm.

All of those arrested have been detained under the Terrorism Act.

1645hrs:

Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, provides updated statement following the terror attacks in London Bridge and Borough Market.

He said: "The investigation is progressing at pace, and officers from the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command, the National Counter Terrorism Policing network are working relentlessly with UK intelligence partners to piece together exactly what occurred.

"We have already made significant progress, but of course, there remains much more to do.

"We are making significant progress in identifying the three attackers, and that there were no other suspects at the scene, when the attack was carried out.

"Work is ongoing to understand more about them, their connections and whether they were assisted or supported by anyone else. As I think you are aware there are searches ongoing in east London, and 12 arrests have been made. There is of course more to do, and we will work relentlessly to establish the facts.

"We have established that the van used during the attack, a white Renault van - was recently hired by one of the attackers.

"Our understanding is growing and as we currently understand it the van entered London Bridge at 21:58 travelling from the North to the South side of the river. The van mounted the pavement, and collided with pedestrians before being abandoned, where the attackers, armed with knives, continued into the Borough Market area, stabbing numerous people.

"The attackers were then confronted by the firearms officers and I can confirm that eight police firearms officers discharged their weapons. Whilst this will be subject to thorough investigation by the IPCC our initial assessment is that in the region of 50 rounds were discharged by 8 officers. The three attackers were shot dead.

The situation these officers were confronted with was critical – a matter of life and death – three armed men, wearing what appeared to be suicide belts, had already attacked and killed members of the public and had to be stopped immediately.

"Indeed I am not surprised that faced with what they must have feared were three suicide bombers - the firearms officers fired an unprecedented number of rounds to be completely confident they had neutralised those threats. I am humbled by the bravery of an officer who will rush towards a potential suicide bomber thinking only of protecting others.

"As the officers confronted the terrorists – and fired shot – a member of the public also suffered gunshot wounds. Although we do not believe the injuries to critical in nature, they are in hospital receiving medical attention. We will of course keep you updated on that.

"Seven people have been killed, in addition to the three attackers. Work to inform the next of kin of the victims is ongoing – this may take some time, as we believe some of these victims are from abroad.

"36 people remain in hospital, suffering from a range of injuries – some of which are extremely serious. 21 remain in a critical condition.

"You will have heard earlier today about the British Transport Police officer who sustained injuries in the attack. I can confirm that an off duty Met-Officer, based on Southwark borough, was caught up in the attack. Fortunately he has not suffered life threatening injuries, but he remains in hospital in a serious condition.

"The investigation team are taking statements from hundreds of witnesses and I again appeal for anyone with information or footage of the incident to contact police.

"The cordons in and around the London Bridge and Borough Market area will remain in place, and we encourage the public to avoid the area as our investigation is ongoing. This will have an impact on travel arrangements as we head in to Monday morning, and would ask everyone to check with their travel operators and seek alternative routes wherever possible.

"The public can expect to see additional police – both armed and unarmed officers - across the Capital. And our security and policing plans for events are being reviewed. The public will also see an increased physical measures in order to keep public safe on London’s bridges.

Finally, I ask the public to remain calm but vigilant - and if you see anything suspicious, no matter how insignificant you might think it is, please contact the anti-terrorism hotline on 0800 789 321. It may be a vital piece of information."