Police release two men arrested over Parsons Green Tube attack

Parsons Green Tube station. Credit: PA

UPDATE: A teenager has been charged in connection with the Parsons Green Tube attack. Read the full story.

Two men who was arrested in connection with the Parsons Green terror attack have been released from custody, Scotland Yard has said.

A 21-year-old man, believed to be Yahyah Farroukh, was arrested outside a chicken shop in Hounslow late on Saturday night following the bombing of a District Line train at Parsons Green station last Friday morning.

He has since been released along with a 48-year-old man who was arrested in Newport, Wales,yesterday after warrants for their detention granted by Westminster Magistrates' Court ran out today.

Three other men and a boy have been arrested over the incident, which injured 30 people, but no charges have been laid.

The 21-year-old had been arrested outside this Hounslow shop.

The pair's release comes after detectives arrested a 17-year-old boy in Thornton Heath just after midnight on Thursday.

Officers have begun a search of the property where the teenager was arrested under section 41 of the Terrorism Act.

Two other men, aged 30 and 25 - were arrested at two different properties in Newport in Wales earlier this week.

A 25-year-old man is arrested in Newport, Wales. Credit: ITV News

Exclusive pictures obtained by ITV News showed the 25-year-old man surrounded by officers on the street after the arrest just after 7pm on Tuesday.

An 18-year-old, believed to be the suspected bomber, was arrested at Dover's ferry port on Saturday.

CCTV obtained by ITV News appears to show the suspected bomber on the way to the attack. Credit: ITV News
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