Man arrested on suspicion of terror offences

A third person has been arrested. Pic: Met Police

A third person has been arrested. Pic: Met Police - Credit: Archant

Counter terror officers have arrested a man in east London.

The 26-year-old was arrested at around 5.20pm yesterday (Wednesday) on suspicion of being involved in the commission, preparation and instigation of acts of terrorism.

He was taken into custody at a south London police station following the pre-planned operation.

Detectives continue to search an address in east London and enquiries continue.