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UPDATE: Counter terrorism arrest at Heathrow Airport

News   •   Jan 12, 2018 13:21 GMT

Officers from the Met's Counter Terrorism Command have arrested a 27-year-old woman at Heathrow airport today, Friday 12 January.

The woman, a UK national, arrived on a flight from Addis Ababa and was arrested on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts under section 5 of the Terrorist Act 2006. She was detained under PACE and taken to a south London police station, where she was subsequently released on police bail until a date in early February.

Enquiries continue.