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Teenager, 17, arrested in East London by terrorism police

PUBLISHED: 10:38 25 October 2017 | UPDATED: 10:51 25 October 2017

The teenager was arrested at an address in East London this morning.  Pic: MPS

The teenager was arrested at an address in East London this morning. Pic: MPS

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A teenager has been arrested by terrorism officers at an address in east London this morning.

The 17-year-old is being held on suspicion of dissemination of terrorist material following his arrest at around 7.20am.

He is in custody at a police in south London under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE).

He has been held following the arrest a 43-year-old man at an address in east London on October 11.

The man, who was also detained under PACE, was arrested on suspicion of dissemination of terrorist material.

He has been bailed to return to a police station in early November.


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