Avon and Somerset Police respond to Finsbury Park attack

The attack took place in Finsbury Park, London Credit: PA Images

Avon and Somerset Police officers are reassuring West Country communities after another terror attack takes place in London.

A 48-year-old man has been arrested after a van was seen ploughing into worshippers delivering first aid to an elderly man outside a mosque in Finsbury Park.

Following the attack, Avon and Somerset's Neighbourhoods and Partnership Superintendent has said:

Over the coming days local neighbourhood teams will be contacting faith leaders to provide them with reassurance and addressing any concerns they may have. ​

Avon and Somerset officers will also carry out additional high visibility patrols late into the evening, including areas around mosques. ​

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