Suspected terrorism arrests for Luton man and woman

A man and woman from Luton have been arrested on suspected terrorism offences.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 27th October 2016, 10:38 am
Updated Thursday, 27th October 2016, 5:31 pm

A police presence remains at Conway Road, with units from both Bedfordshire and the Metropolitan Police.

A Met spokesman said: “Officers from the Metropolitan Police Counter Terrorism Command have arrested two people, a man and a woman, both aged 35, on suspicion of the preparation of terrorists act contrary to section 5 of Terrorism Act 2006.

“The pair were arrested after being stopped at Luton Airport on Wednesday, 26 October.

“The man remains in custody; the woman has been bailed pending further enquiries.

“The arrests are related to suspected travel to Syria.”

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