Suspect in Nottingham attack is former engineering student of the university

He has been named as 31-year-old Valdo Calocane


The main suspect behind the Nottingham student attacks is a former student of the university, police have confirmed.

The 31-year-old has been named as Valdo Calocane who graduated from University of Nottingham last year with a degree in engineering.

Nottinghamshire Police do not believe this connection to the uni is behind the attack.

via Nottinghamshire Police

The police said it was still working alongside Counter Terrorism Policing and keeping an “open mind” on the motives behind these attacks.

In a statement, the police said: “A team of dedicated detectives is continuing to question the suspect and building up a strong picture of what happened that morning.

“This has included CCTV gathering, forensics, eye-witness accounts and searching a number of properties in the city.”

This is a breaking news story and will be updated as and when more information becomes available.

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