Man Arrested At Airport Over False Documents

A 27-year-old man has been arrested at Stansted Airport on suspicion of possession of false identity documents with improper intentions.

The man was detained by Essex Police as he was trying to leave the country. He was then further arrested by the Met's Counter Terrorism Command (SO15) on suspicion of engaging in conduct in preparation for acts of terrorism under section 5(1) of the Terrorism Act 2006.

He remains in custody in a central London police station pending further investigations.

Officers are searching a residential address in north west London.

The man was arrested under PACE.


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