Birmingham & Black Country

Walsall man arrested over terror offences

A 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences.

The man was arrested in Walsall on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation and instigation of acts of terrorism.

He is being questioned by West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit at a police station in the West Midlands.

Police said the arrest was not connected to the Manchester or London attacks. An address in Walsall is being searched.

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West Midlands Police added the "intelligence-led" arrest was planned and there was no threat to the public's safety.

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