19/02/2015

Woman Arrested At Heathrow On Terrorism Charges

A 25-year-old woman has been arrested at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of terrorism offences.

It is understood that the woman was travelling with her one-year-old son when officers arrested her as she disembarked a flight from Turkey.

Police said her charges relate to offences in Syria. She is understood to have also been arrested on charges of child neglect and abduction.

Police added that the arrest was "pre-planned" and there had been no danger to the flight or airport.

(MH/CD)

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