Stoke & Staffordshire

Man, 39, held on terror offences in Stoke-on-Trent

A man has been arrested in Staffordshire on suspicion of funding terrorism and inviting support for a proscribed organisation.

The 39-year-old was arrested in Stoke-on-Trent by detectives from the West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit.

Two properties in the city are also being searched in connection with the investigation.

Police said the arrest was "pre-planned and intelligence-led and there is no risk to the public's safety".

The suspect is being held in the West Midlands, and officers are being supported by Staffordshire Police.

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