Women arrested in north-west London for terror offence

Scotland Yard
Image caption Counter terrorism officers are investigating the woman

A 38-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of possessing terrorist material, Scotland Yard has confirmed.

Officers arrested her at a house in north-west London at about 06:30 BST.

She has been arrested on suspicion of disseminating terrorist publications and possession of a document likely to be of use to a person preparing an act of terrorism.

The woman is in custody at a south London police station.

Officers from the Met's Counter Terrorism Command are also searching a business address in Hanwell and a residential address in Uxbridge.

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