13/02/2015

Police Carry Out Searches Following Terrorism Arrest

The North West Counter Terrorism Unit has carried out a number of searches in Merseyside following the arrest of a man on suspicion of planning acts of terrorism on Wednesday.

The anti-terrorism officers were joined by Merseyside Police in searching five addresses linked to the 31-year-old suspect.

Police said they seized a number of items during the searches but found "no plan or threat of an imminent attack either at home or abroad".

Police added that the searches were now concluded and the investigation would continue.

(MH/IT)

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