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Man held by anti-terror police

A man has been arrested on suspicion of preparing for acts of terrorism, police said.

The 19-year-old from Coventry was held at Heathrow Airport at 3pm on Thursday, West Midlands police said.

A spokesman said: "He was detained by officers from the West Midlands counter terrorism unit as he disembarked a flight from Jordan.

"He is currently in custody in the West Midlands area. The arrest was pre-planned and intelligence-led. The suspect did not pose any risk to the flight."


From Belfast Telegraph