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Man arrested in Suffolk by Met’s Counter Terrorism Command

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Man arrested in Suffolk by Met’s Counter Terrorism Command

A man has been arrested in Suffolk by detectives from the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command

The arrest was made under PACE in the Ipswich area on the morning of Wednesday, 6 July.

The 45-year-old man was arrested for offences contrary to section 58 of the Terrorism Act 2000, collection of terrorist information.

The man has been bailed and address searches in the Ipswich area are complete.

The investigation is related to extreme right wing ideology.

Detectives are working on the investigation with colleagues from the Eastern Region Special Operations Unit.

+ Communities defeat terrorism, and information from the public is vital to counter terrorism investigations. If you see or hear something unusual or suspicious and think someone may be engaging in terrorist activity, trust your instincts and act by reporting it in confidence at or the anti-terrorist hotline on 0800 789 321. In an emergency, dial 999.

Visit the ACT Early website to find out how you can seek help and support for anyone who you suspect may be being radicalised.