LONDON – British police stated on Wednesday they’d arrested two males within the northern English metropolis of Manchester as a part of a U.S. investigation right into a hostage-taking in TX earlier in January. British police had beforehand stated they’d arrested 4 individuals over the incident: two youngsters in Manchester plus one man in Birmingham and one other man in Manchester. The youngsters have been released without charge.
Texas synagogue hostage-taker was a British citizen; 2 arrested in England
Texas Synagogue Attack:
The day-long siege occurred on January 15, 2022, when a British man took 4 individuals, hostage, at a synagogue in Colleyville, about 16 miles northeast of Fort Value, Texas. The gunman died as federal brokers stormed the temple whereas the 4 hostages who were released were unhurt.
Earlier, Malik Faisal Akram, 44, from Blackburn in Lancashire was shot dead by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) after a 10-hour standoff. The LE agency said officers from the Counter-Terrorism Policing North West were continuing with their investigation and are working closely with the US law enforcement agencies.