Three people have been found dead in Nottingham and three others injured when they were hit by a van in what are being treated as linked incidents, police said.
Police have arrested a 31-year-old man on suspicion of murder and he remains in police custody.
Officers were called to Ilkeston Road shortly after 4am, where two people were found dead in the street.
They were then called into another incident on Milton Street where a van had attempted to hit three people. They are currently being treated in hospital. A man has also been found dead in Magdala Road.
Chief Constable Kate Meynell said: “This is a horrific and tragic incident that has claimed the lives of three people. We believe these three incidents are all related and we have a man in custody.”
Rishi Sunak has expressed his condolences to the families of the victims and said he was kept informed of the “shocking incident”.
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Photos: Forensic investigators at crime scene
Suella Braverman – I spoke to Chief Constable
Home Secretary Suella Braverman said she is “shocked and saddened” by the deaths in Nottingham and has spoken to the Chief Constable of Nottinghamshire Police.
Residents asked for camera surveillance
Nottingham residents have been asked for CCTV as police investigate the deaths of three people in the city.
A resident of Ilkeston Road said a policewoman knocked on my door around 5am and asked for CCTV footage.
The man, who asked to be known only as Wayne, said he was told the incident happened around 4:10 a.m. before being asked if he had seen anything.
“I didn’t see or hear anything, but I’m not surprised that things like this happen here,” he added.
Video: Moment suspect is arrested
Dramatic video footage has surfaced of officers arresting a man by pinning him to the sidewalk next to a white van.
The video was made Tuesday morning after three people were found dead on two streets in Nottingham, while three others were injured in an attempted attack on a van.
It was shared by GB News and appears to have been captured above the scene of the arrest. The view is partially obscured by scaffolding posts and shows the van’s front door wide open.
At least three officers stand over the suspect as he is pinned to the ground.
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Rishi Sunak – Police inform me of ‘shocking incident’
Mr Sunak said he will be kept updated while the police investigate.
The Prime Minister tweeted: “I would like to thank the police and emergency services for their continued response to the shocking incident in Nottingham this morning.
“I will be kept informed of developments. The police must be given time to do their job.
“My thoughts are with the injured and the families and loved ones of those who lost their lives.”
Rishi Sunak expresses condolences to the victims
Rishi Sunak has expressed his condolences to the families of three victims found dead in Nottingham.
Robert Jenrick – ‘All in Nottinghamshire share shock’
Nottinghamshire MP Robert Jenrick has said the whole county is in shock after the deaths of three people in Nottingham on Tuesday.
Mr. Jenrick has represented Newark since 2014 and is the current Secretary of Immigration.
Support line launched for incident in Nottingham
Nottinghamshire Police have set up a special helpline for people linked to the Nottingham attack on Tuesday.
Photo: Moment suspect is arrested by police
A photo has surfaced of the moment a suspect was arrested by the police.
The incident was captured on video and was featured on GB News on Tuesday.
Photos: Police on scene in Nottingham
Chief Constable – ‘horrific and tragic incident’
Chief Constable Kate Meynell said: “This is a horrific and tragic incident that has claimed the lives of three people.
“We believe these three incidents are all related and we have a man in custody.
“This investigation is in its early stages and a team of detectives are working to determine exactly what happened.
“We are asking the public to be patient as the investigation continues. At this time, a number of roads in the city remain closed as this investigation progresses.”
Three killed and three others injured by van
Nottinghamshire Police have just released the following statement:
“A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after three people were killed in the city.
“Police were called to Ilkeston Road shortly after 4am where two people were found dead in the street.
“Officers were then called to another incident on Milton Street where a van had attempted to run over three people. They are currently being treated in hosp
“A man has also been found dead in Magdala Road.
“Police have arrested a 31-year-old man on suspicion of murder and he remains in police custody.”
Police update ‘upcoming’
The Telegraph has been told an update on the Nottingham police incident is “imminent”
Police cars heard at 5:00 am
Nottingham resident Glen Gretton said he was awakened at around 5am on Tuesday morning by the sound of a series of police cars passing his home.
The 46-year-old delivery man, who lives in a flat on Mansfield Road in Sherwood, told the PA news agency: “I heard a police car go by. He drove extremely fast, followed by another, another.
“They kept coming, so I knew something very important was going on somewhere in the city center.”
Bus services disrupted
Bus services in Nottingham are also facing huge disruptions after the tram network was suspended on Tuesday morning.
Video: emergency services in Nottingham
Victoria Center remains open for ‘business as usual’
Nottingham’s main shopping area, the Victoria Centre, remains open to customers despite a major incident in the city centre, the Nottingham Post reports.
A spokesman has confirmed that it will remain ‘business as usual’, but the entrance to the York Street car park has been closed. He added that all pedestrian entrances were open.
Pictured: Nottingham taped off
List of closed roads
Roads that have been closed include Ilkeston Road, Milton Street, Maples Street and Woodborough Road, from the junction with Magdala Road into the town.
Police are urging the public to avoid parts of the city
Superintendent Neil Humphries said: “Officers are currently on scene at multiple road closures due to an ongoing incident.
“Please avoid these areas as they are expected to remain closed for some time.”
Nottingham roads closed due to ‘ongoing serious incident’
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