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Met Police make terror arrest in Portsmouth

A 19-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism as part of an investigation by the Metropolitan Police Counter Terrorism Command and the Eastern Region Special Operations Unit (ERSOU).

Officers executed a warrant at a Portsmouth address on Tuesday, February 21, as part of a proactive operation.

The adolescent was detained at the residence on suspicion of disseminating terrorist publications (under Section 2 of the Terrorism Act 2006).

He was detained under PACE and is being held at a police station in London.

As part of the same investigation, a second address in Essex is being searched.

The investigation is being conducted in connection with Islamist terrorism.

Inquiries are still being conducted.

  • Communities defeat terrorism, and public information is critical in counter-terrorism investigations. If you see or hear something unusual or suspicious and suspect that someone is engaging in terrorist activity, trust your instincts and report it anonymously at gov.uk/ACT or by calling the anti-terrorist hotline on 0800 789 321. Dial 999 in an emergency.

Officers executed a warrant at a Portsmouth address on Tuesday, February 21, as part of a proactive operation.

The adolescent was detained at the residence on suspicion of disseminating terrorist publications (under Section 2 of the Terrorism Act 2006).

He was detained under PACE and is being held at a police station in London.

As part of the same investigation, a second address in Essex is being searched.

The investigation is being conducted in connection with Islamist terrorism.

Inquiries are still being conducted.

  • Communities defeat terrorism, and public information is critical in counter-terrorism investigations. If you see or hear something unusual or suspicious and suspect that someone is engaging in terrorist activity, trust your instincts and report it anonymously at gov.uk/ACT or by calling the anti-terrorist hotline on 0800 789 321. Dial 999 in an emergency.

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