Andy Love, the MP for Edmonton, has spoken of his shock at the apparent beheading of a woman in the area.
Mr Love reiterated the Metropolitan Police's assurances that the attack happened with "no suggestion of a terrorist motive".
I am absolutely horrified and stunned by what has happened in #Edmonton and my heart goes out to the family affected.
I want to reassure people in #Edmonton that this terrible attack happened with no suggestion of a terrorist motive.
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