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Two people arrested by counter-terrorism officers bailed

News   •   Dec 07, 2017 04:20 GMT

Two people who were arrested on Tuesday, 5 December in south-east London have been released on police bail to a date in late December.

Officers from the Met's Counter Terrorism Command, supported by armed officers, executed a search warrant at an address south-east London, where they arrested a 21-year-old man [A].

A 27-year-old woman [B] was also arrested as part of the same investigation after she was stopped by police in a vehicle in a nearby street.

Both were arrested on suspicion of offences under the Explosive Substances Act, 1883. The pair were taken to a south London police station, where they were subsequently released on bail.

Officers carried out a search at the address which has now concluded. Enquiries continue.