Apparently he was no “lone wolf,” but had considerable support within the community.
“Dozens of armed police swoop on address in Birmingham ‘where car used in London terror attacks was rented from’ and ‘take a number of people into custody,'” by Rebecca Taylor, Mailonline, March 23, 2017:
Armed police have been involved in a raid at a residential property near to a curry house in Birmingham this evening, closing off part of the city for more than two hours.
Dozens of officers, some response and some with weapons, were seen swooping an address near to the Bearwood part of the city this evening.
Hagley Road was closed for a period of time and then reopened. BBC Newsnight has claimed the vehicle used in the London terror attacks could have been rented from the same road.
The road is said to have closed at 11pm and reopened by 2am, with witnesses in the area saying people had been taken away by the address.
They believe the officers may have been from a counter terrorism unit.
West Midlands Police gave a short statement earlier, which read: ‘There is an ongoing police operation, no further details are being given at this stage.’…