Counter-terrorism police have arrested a person in his 20s after a bundle containing a small improvised explosive tool used to be despatched to a residential deal with in north London.
The Metropolitan police stated the suspect used to be detained in Cambridge on Saturday morning on suspicion of making an attempt to motive an explosion, or making or preserving explosives with intent to hazard existence or assets.
Armed officials from Cambridgeshire constabulary’s armed reaction unit have been deployed throughout the arrest “as a precautionary measure”.
The Met stated the person were taken into custody at a south London police station and officials have been looking two addresses in Cambridge.
The Met stated: “The arrest pertains to a suspicious bundle gained by means of publish at a residential deal with in north London.
“Police have been referred to as in a while after nine.10am on Thursday to experiences of a suspicious bundle in Cricklewood.
“Specialist officials attended and made protected what used to be assessed to be a small improvised explosive tool.”