East London teenager arrested on suspicion of terror offence

A 15-year-old boy is being questioned by police on suspicion of encouraging terrorism.

The teenager was arrested at a home in east London at about 08:15 BST by officers from the Met's counter-terrorism command.

Police are searching the address for further evidence.

The boy remains in custody pending further enquiries, the force said. He is suspected of contravening section 1 of the Terrorism Act 2006.

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