Boy, 16, held on suspicion of terror offences

A boy, aged 16, is in police custody this morning after being arrested on suspicion of terror offences.

Tuesday, 3rd September 2019, 10:21 am
Updated Tuesday, 3rd September 2019, 3:57 pm
A boy, 16, was arrested along with a man, 62, on suspicion of terror offences

The teenager was arrested along with a 62-year-old man in Warwickshire by officers from the West Midlands counter-terrorism unit.

They are being questioned at a police station in the West Midlands after being arrested on suspicion of the commission, preparation and instigation of acts of terrorism.

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Police said the arrests were ‘pre-planned and intelligence-led’.

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