Tuesday, 14 August 2018

Westminster crash: Police searching three addresses in Midlands after a man was arrested on suspicion of terrorism



Police are searching three addresses in the Midlands after a man was arrested on suspicion of terrorism following a car crash outside Parliament.

 
The 29-year-old British suspect is not believed to be known to MI5 or counter-terrorism police.


A vehicle swerved into cyclists and pedestrians shortly after 07:30 BST before crashing into a barrier outside the Houses of Parliament.


Two people were treated in hospital for their injuries but later discharged.


A third person with minor injuries was assessed at the scene.
No-one else was in the car when it crashed and no weapons were found in it.


Searches are taking place at two addresses in Birmingham and a residential property in Nottingham.


The aftermath of the crash





BBC      News.