Maidenhead man held over terror offences

A 22-year-old man from Maidenhead has been arrested on suspicion of terror offences.

Police said the arrest was in relation to the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism.

He was arrested under Section 41 of the Terrorism Act by the The Metropolitan Police's counter-terrorism command.

The man is being held in custody in a central London police station, while officers search a residential and business address in Berkshire.

The man was detained outside the business address at 09:00 GMT.

Supt Bhupinder Rai, local police area commander for Windsor and Maidenhead, said: "I understand that the local community may be concerned following today's operation.

"I would like to reassure everyone that today's activity is as a result of an ongoing investigation which was intelligence led and there is no evidence to suggest the community was at risk."

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