The three men have been arrested, according to London police, on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder. Two of the men, 24 and 28 years old, were apprehended at a southeast London residence, while the other, a 21-year-old, was arrested out on the street. Police have also confirmed four other search warrants are being served in southeast London, in connection to the Rigby investigation.
19:55 // 9 months ago
A man has been killed in a machete attack and his two assailants shot by police in Woolwich, south-east London.
The government is reported to be treating the assault as a suspected terrorist incident and the prime minister said it was “truly shocking”.
Home Secretary Theresa May has summoned a meeting of the government’s emergency response committee Cobra.
Both suspects in the attack have been apprehended, and are being treated at separate London hospitals for their injuries. Our thoughts go out to the family and friends of the unidentified victim.
15:26 // 9 months ago