Police seize ‘huge amount’ of forensic material in London attack raids

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Police have seized a large amount of forensic material after raids in London and Essex, with 12 people arrested so far. Officers are working to establish whether the attackers were operating as part of a network.

 Police arrest 12 people during raid on Barking flats after London Bridge attack
Officers and vehicles stand outside a block of flats that was raided by police in Barking (Picture: REUTERS/Hannah McKay)

Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick said on Monday morning that a high priority was to ascertain if the attackers were working alone.

“A very high priority for us obviously is to try to understand whether they were working with anyone else, whether anybody else was involved in the planning of this attack and to find out the background to it,” Dick said.

Police arrest 12 people during raid on Barking flats after London Bridge attack

(Picture: REUTERS/Hannah McKay)

“We’ve carried out searches in a variety of places in east London and we’ve seized a huge amount of forensic material, so we’re working…

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