18 year old Girl arrested suspicion of terrorism offences in Coventry

Police have arrested a woman on suspicion of terrorism offences

The 18-year-old woman was arrested today (Thursday 6 July) on suspicion of terrorism offences.

The woman was arrested from an address in Coventry on suspicion of inviting support for a proscribed organisation and distributing terrorist material.

She is being questioned by West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit at a police station in the West Midlands.

The arrest was pre-planned and intelligence-led; there was no risk to the public.

An address in Coventry is subject of an ongoing search.

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