September 25th, 2016

Coventry teenager arrested and questioned on suspicion of Syria related terrorism offences

Coventry teenager arrested and questioned on suspicion of Syria related terrorism offences Coventry teenager arrested and questioned on suspicion of Syria related terrorism offences

A TEENAGER from Coventry is being questioned today (May 23) by police on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences.

The 19-year-old was arrested in the city last night (Sunday) and detectives have an initial 48 hours to question him.

He was arrested amongst two others, a 21-year-old from an address in Sheffield and a 26-year-old man who was taken by police in Kent.

All three men continue to be questioned in the West Midlands.

The arrests were pre-planned and intelligence-led – there was no immediate threat to public safety.

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