Syria terror suspect arrested in London

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A man has been arrested by counter terrorism police investigating suspected terrorist activity in Syria.

Officers from SO15 Counter Terrorism Command arrested the 33-year-old on Thursday at a house in west London.

He was detained on suspicion of assisting committing acts of terrorism and suspicion of terrorist funding. He was held in custody at a south London police station.

Two addresses in west London were also searched as part of the investigation.