Terror arrest in Folkestone of man entering UK on coach

A man has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences as he arrived into the UK on a coach from France, Scotland Yard has said.

The 42-year-old was stopped in Folkestone at about 05:00 on Tuesday as part of an investigation by the Met Police's Counter Terrorism Command.

Officers said the arrest relates to the Syrian conflict.

The man was taken to a police station in Kent and released under investigation on Tuesday evening.

The detained man was held under section 5 of the Terrorism Act - which prohibits anyone engaging in conduct in preparation for acts of terrorism.

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