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London Bridge terror attack: Barking teenager, 19, arrested

PUBLISHED: 07:33 12 June 2017 | UPDATED: 07:37 12 June 2017

Left to right:  Khuram Shazad Butt, Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba. Picture: MET POLICE

Left to right: Khuram Shazad Butt, Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba. Picture: MET POLICE

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A 19-year-old man from Barking is the latest person to be arrested in connection with the London Bridge terrorist attack.

Officers from the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command, supported by armed police, made the arrest at 9.50pm yesterday after receiving a warrant for an address.

The teenager 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 currently in custody at a south London police station and is being detained under the Terrorism Act.

The arrest follows several others made over the weekend including a 28-year-old man in Barking in the early hours of Saturday morning.

He is in custody at a Berkshire police station in Berkshire and is detained under the Terrorism Act. Searches of the residential address in Barking are ongoing.


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