Update: Met Police confirm terror raid in Sussex - but no arrests made

Brighton and Hove
Brighton and Hove

Counter terror officers confirmed a property in Sussex was searched in relation to the Westminster terror attacks.

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.”