Stockholm truck attack suspect was facing deportation

Jan Evensson, of Stockholm police, told a news conference on Sunday that the 39-year-old suspect’s request was rejected in June 2016 but police could not find him for deportation because he was not at the address he had given.

Jonas Hysing, of Sweden’s national police, said “we know he has been sympathetic to extremist organisations”.

Mr Evenssen said police are holding five more people in connection with the deadly attack on Friday and have questioned over 500 others.

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