Terror suspect detained at Gatwick Airport

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Officers at Gatwick Airport arrested a 40-year-old woman at Gatwick airport on Thursday (July 4).

The woman, a Swedish national, was stopped by police officers at 2.13 pm under schedule 7 of the Terrorism Act 2000 after arriving on a flight from Italy.

She was subsequently arrested under Section 41 of Terrorism Act 2000 on suspicion of commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism. She was detained and currently remains in police custody.

Enquiries continue.