Two Arrested On Suspicion Of Acts Of Terrorism

A man and a woman have been arrested in Wokingham on suspicion of preparing for acts of terrorism.

Officers from the West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU) arrested the 24-year-old man, from the Palmer Park area of Reading, and 23-year-old woman, from Earley in Wokingham, at about 19:30 on Thursday 28 May.

Police said that the operations were intelligence-led and that there is no immediate threat to the public.

Both were arrested under terrorism legislation, meaning officers have an initial 48 hours to charge, release or apply for a warrant of further detention.


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