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Finsbury Park attack: Statement from Havering Council’s Deputy Leader

Published: Monday, 19 June 2017

Following the attacks in Finsbury Park on Monday 19 June, Deputy Leader of the Council, Councillor Damian White, has issued the following statement.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by the dreadful event that took place in the early hours of this morning in Finsbury Park, North London.

“This terror attack will not divide our community. We must continue to go about our lives as normal, to show that we are strong and resilient.

“London is open, and despite horrific events like this, we remain united.”

Vigilant behaviour is encouraged and we would ask the public to continue to be attentive.

Police advice is: if you suspect it, report it by contacting police directly on 999 or the anti-terrorism hotline on 0800 789 321.

More information about the support available for people who have been affected by the attacks can be found here: