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Texas synagogue clash: Two men arrested in UK amid investigation, police say

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Texas synagogue clash: Two men arrested in UK amid investigation, police say

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The FBI has identified Malik Faisal Akram, a 44-year-old British national, as the man who held four people hostage at a synagogue in Colleyville, Texas, during an hour-long standoff on Saturday.

Akram had arrived in the United States via New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport in late December, a US law enforcement source with knowledge of the investigation told CNN.

He was known to British security services and was briefly investigated in 2020, a British official told CNN on Tuesday, but the investigation was closed when authorities determined Akram was no longer a threatens.

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