Teen arrested in London terror Plot

Officers from the Metropolitan Police Counter Terrorism Command (SO15) arrested an 18-year-old man at around 00:10hrs on Friday, 18 May on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts, contrary to Section 5 of the Terrorism Act 2006.

The arrest took place in the street in the north London area and was carried out with the assistance of armed officers.

The man was arrested under the Terrorism Act and taken into custody at a south London police station where he remains.