Manchester

Stockport man arrested on suspicion of terror offence

A man has been arrested on suspicion of committing a terrorism-related offence in Greater Manchester.

The 31 year old was held in a street in Stockport by counter-terrorism officers from the Metropolitan Police and Greater Manchester Police and at about 08:00 GMT.

He is being detained on suspicion of distributing terrorist material under section two of the Terrorism Act 2006.

Officers are searching a property in Stockport as part of the inquiry.

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