West Midlands Police arrest five men for terrorism offence

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Five people between the ages of 26 and 67 have been arrested by West Midlands Police

Five men have been arrested on suspicion of a terrorism offence.

Detectives from Counter Terrorism Policing West Midlands CTU arrested the men – aged between 26 and 67 – on Tuesday (March 21).

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They were arrested from addresses in Worcester, Birmingham, Leicester and Bradford on suspicion of conspiracy to commit offences under the provisions of Section 15 of the Terrorism Act 2000, provide money/property for use in acts of terrorism.

All five were transported to the West Midlands, they were interviewed and subsequently bailed as further police enquiries continue. West Midlands Police said the arrests were intelligence led and there was no immediate threat to the safety of the public.