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Man bailed following terrorism arrest in West Midlands

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Man bailed following terrorism arrest in West Midlands

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences, during a proactive operation by the Met's Counter Terrorism Command.

Officers from the Met attended an address in Walsall, West Midlands, on the morning of Tuesday, 22 November.

An 18-year-old man was arrested at the address on suspicion of dissemination of terrorist publications (contrary to Section 2 of the Terrorism Act 2006).

Officers also searched the address under a warrant.

The man was taken into custody, and he has since been bailed to a date in mid-February 2023.

The investigation relates to Islamist terrorism.

Enquiries continue.

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