This comes after Norfolk Police revealed that The Metropolitan Police Service Counter Terrorism Command was carrying out ‘property searches in London, Brighton, Birmingham and Wales’.
The Met Police issued a statement this evening (March 23), in relation to its investigation of the attack in London yesterday (March 22).
A police spokesperson said: “Detectives are continuing to search a number of addresses linked to the investigation: One in Carmarthenshire; Three in Birmingham; One in east London. Searches at addresses in Brighton and south east London have concluded.”
The police said it had made eight arrests at properties in London and Birmingham - but no arrests have been made in Brighton.
The spokesperson added: “The investigation by the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command into the terrorist attack on Wednesday continues to develop at a fast pace and involves hundreds of detectives.”