A man shot dead by police after he attacked people in south London has been recently released from prison.
Police in London have identified Streatham attacker as Sudesh Amman.
Amman is believed to be the man police said was wearing a “hoax device” strapped to his body and stabbed several people and injured at Streatham High Road, South London before armed officers shot him dead.
Police say the the 20 year old had been released from prison around a week ago after serving half of his sentence of three years and four months for terror offences.
He was under active police surveillance at the time of the attack which police believe to be an Islamist-related terrorist incident.
Three people were injured but none are in a life-threatening condition.