Man shot dead by police in Streatham after a number of people stabbed in terror incident 3
Trevor Sherwood
Trevor Sherwood writes crime and policing news and graduated Teesside Uni with a degree in Crime & Investigation.
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A man has this afternoon been shot dead by police in south London, in what police are now treating as a “Terror related incident”.

The Metropolitan Police have confirmed that several people have been stabbed during the incident one of those seriously injured at Stratham High Road.

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Armed police are believed to have fired three shots bringing the terror incident to an end. Eyewitnesses have said that the terror suspect had a metal canister attached to his chest and was carrying a machete.

Police have confirmed only two people have been injured one of those people are believed to have been seriously injured.

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A Metropolitan Police statement said: “A man has been shot by armed officers in Streatham. At this stage, it is believed a number of people have been stabbed.

“The circumstances are being assessed; the incident has been declared as terrorist-related.”

The thoughts of the Police Hour team are with those impacted by today’s incident the NHS and the emergency services whom without this situation could be much worse.

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Man shot dead by police in Streatham after a number of people stabbed in terror incident