Woman arrested at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of terrorism offences

A woman has been arrested at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of terrorism offences.

The 21-year-old was taken into custody by officers from the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command on Thursday night as she disembarked a flight from Istanbul.

UK police say the woman, from north London, was arrested on suspicion of preparation of acts of terrorism.


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She has since been taken to a south London police station where she is being detained.

Searches have also been conducted at two north London addresses.

Police say the arrest is Syria-related.

 

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