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Police, Supo received tip about 'radicalised' Turku suspect in early 2017

In early 2017, police in Southwest Finland received a tip from a member of the public that Abderrahman Mechkah - the 18 year-old, now suspected of killing two people and injuring eight others in a knife attack Friday - appeared to be radicalised and interested in extreme ideology. On Monday the Finnish Security Intelligence Service (Supo) confirmed that it had received the tip forwarded from local police, but said it contained no concrete information about plans for a terrorist attack.

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