3/02/2020 - Published by


There was an incident in Streatham, South London, Sunday 2nd February 2020. The incident is being investigated as terrorism related.

The Met Police confirmed that a man has been shot by armed officers in Streatham in south London. The incident is being investigated as terrorism related.

Three people are known to have been injured in the attack. One person is being treated in hospital and is in a stable condition. Two other people were taken to hospital for treatment, one with minor injuries caused by glass.

A man was shot by armed officers at around 14:00 on Sunday 2nd February; he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has made the following statement on Twitter: “Thank you to all emergency services responding to the incident in Streatham, which the police have now declared as terrorism-related. My thoughts are with the injured and all those affected.”

And Priti Patel, Home Secretary, has tweeted: “My first thoughts are with the victims, and our brave police and emergencies services and their families.”

There is an appeal for anyone with information, images or footage of the incident, that this be shared with the Met investigation team. Image and video can be shared via the UK Police Image appeal website at www.ukpoliceimageappeal.com

Anyone with information that could assist with the investigation can call police, in confidence, on 0800 789 321. In an emergency call 999. The Police ask the public to continue to remain vigilant and report any concerns they have.

There are a large number of witnesses to the incident and free and confidential specialist support is available from the Peace Foundation – please follow this link for more information