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British police searched two Birmingham properties after man is arrested in terrorism probe

British police searched two Birmingham properties after man is arrested in terrorism probe

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Police have arrested a Birmingham man on suspicion of possessing and sharing extremist material online.

Detectives from the Counter Terrorism Policing West Midlands CTU arrested a 29-year-old man on terrorism charges this morning, Thursday, June 17.

The man was arrested from an address in Birmingham and a search was ongoing at the property and a second in the city.

The suspect was taken to a West Midlands police station, where he remained in custody.

The force released a statement which said: “Detectives from Counter Terrorism Policing West Midlands CTU have arrested a 29-year-old man today (17 June) on suspicion of possessing and sharing extremist material online.

“The man was arrested from an address in Birmingham, a search is ongoing at this property and a second property in the city.

“He has been taken to a West Midlands police station, where he remains in custody.

“The arrest is part of an on-going proactive investigation and there is not believed to be any imminent threat to the public in relation to this. Enquiries continue.”

Source: Birmingham Mail

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