One attacker identified in London Bridge attack

Armed police on St Thomas Street, London, Sunday June 4, 2017, near the scene of Saturday night's terrorist incident on London Bridge and at Borough Market. Several people were killed in the terror attack at the heart of London and dozens injured. Prime Minister Theresa May convened an emergency security cabinet session Sunday to deal with the crisis. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)

(ABC NEWS) – Neighbors have identified one of the London Bridge attackers as a man known as “ABZ” who was featured in a recent documentary on the British Channel 4 from 2016 called “The Jihadist Next Door.”

He was part of a small group of men who openly preached for the need for Sharia law, a group that was closely monitored by authorities.

Police know his name but have not yet publicly announced it.

This is a developing story. Please check back for more updates.

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