Man arrested at Heathrow on suspicion of terrorism offence

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A 39-year-old man was arrested at Heathrow Airport under the Terrorism Act.

The man was arrested on suspicion of possessing terrorist related material when he arrived at the airport on Saturday.

A Metropolitan Police statement said: "The man was arrested under PACE legislation and taken to a west London police station where he remains in custody."

No flights were disrupted.

Officers from the Met's Counter Terrorism Command are investigating.