London Bridge Attack: ‘Five Held by Police After Barking Raid’
Five men in “religious robes” are reportedly being held after armed police raided flats in Barking following last night’s Islamist terror attack near London Bridge.
The flat was home to one of the suspected terrorists behind the van and stabbing rampage, sources told Sky News, but the Metropolitan Police did not immediately comment.According to the broadcaster, a witness claimed to see a number of women wearing Islamic dress speaking to police while the raid was being carried out.
Footage showed an ambulance outside the Kings Road flats.
Tara Milan toldThe Telegraph four men were detained in the flats but one man tried to escape armed police.
She said: “I saw them bringing them out of the flat opposite, around 7 am.
“One man tried to flee and they shot him outside my house. They put him in an ambulance and then the others in a police van.”