New York has bolstered its police presence across the city in the wake of London's terror attack
Although the NYPD said there are "no specific threats" of terrorism in New York, officers will still be deployed in crowded areas.
In a tweet, the NYPD said: “There are no specific, credible threats to NYC. Go about your Sat. night, NYPD cops are protecting you. Our prayers are with all in London.”
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Police have raided a block of flats in Barking in connection with last night's London Bridge terror attack.
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As police continue their investigations following the June 3 terror attacks, a block of flats in Barking is raided for possible suspects
New York City stands with the people of London
New York City Mayor, Bill de Blasio
Governor Andrew Cumo said in a statement: “I have directed state law enforcement officials to step up security and patrols at high-profile locations across New York, including our airports, bridges, tunnels and mass transit systems."
Mayor Bill de Blasio reassured citizens to “not be alarmed” at the increased police presence, but confirmed his alliance with London.
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Mr de Blasio tweeted: “New York City stands with the people of London. Our prayers are with the victims, their families and the courageous first responders.”
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President Donald Trump condemned the attack but criticised London Mayor Sadiq Khan.
In a tweet, the US President said it was wrong for Mr Khan to urge Londoners to "not be alarmed" when at least seven people were confirmed to have died.
Police were spotted across New York City although there were no specific threats
London Metropolitan police investigate the attack around London Bridge
But London’s Metropolitan Police force have been praised for their swift response to the attack which occurred around London Bridge.
Witnesses speaking to Sky News described the police response time as “fantastic”.
The Met police’s assistant commissioner, Mark Rowley, praised one officer in particular following his attempts to try to keep the public safe.
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Crowds gather for the Ariana Grande One Love Manchester benefit gig in tribute of the Manchester terror attack victims.
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Girls wearing Ariana Grande t-shirts waiting to attend the One Love Manchester benefit concert for the victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack
He said: “The situation these officers were confronted with was critical – a matter of life and death.
“Indeed I am not surprised that faced with what they must have feared were three suicide bombers, the firearms officers fired an unprecedented number of rounds to be completely confident they had neutralised those threats.
“I am humbled by the bravery of an officer who will rush towards a potential suicide bomber thinking only of protecting others.”