17th Feb, 2019

Coventry woman arrested on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism

Coventry Editorial 20th Jan, 2016 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016

A 28-year-old Coventry woman has been arrested this morning (Wednesday, January 20) on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences.

She was detained at an address in Coventry by officers from the force’s counter terrorism unit and will be questioned throughout the day at a local police station.

The arrest was pre-planned and intelligence led and there is no risk to public safety.

Officers are also carrying out searches at three addresses in the Foleshill and Radford areas of the city this morning in connection with the investigation.

The searches are being made under terrorism legislation.


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