A police operation is currently underway in Barking after the London terror attacks
At least seven people were killed and at least 48 injured as three jihadis rammed a van into crowds before going on a stabbing spree.
The dynamic police raid centred around a block of flats in the Barking area, which has now been taped off.
The operation is believed to have started around 7am.
Sky News reported that a woman was also arrested during the raid, although it is believed that she has since been released.
According to reports on Sky News, a witness claimed to see a number of women wearing Islamic dress speaking to police while the raid was being carried out.
Police cordon off area around building in Barking
Images have emerged of the arrests at Barking in East London
According to earlier comments by Sky News Crime Correspondent Martin Brunt, the speed of the raid at in the east London tower block indicated that authorities had information about the identity of at least one of the London Bridge attackers.
Sources earlier said that further raids were being carried out at properties in Billericay, Essex – however, Essex police have confirmed that this is a separate incident and is not linked to the London Bridge attack.
Get Quotes on Home Insurance
Police have established a cordon at the block of flats in Barking
Residents in the area reported hearing loud bangs, but were later told by police that they were controlled explosions.
Images have also emerged showing an ambulance outside the property.
This is a developing story – more to follow.