Five people have been arrested today (Wednesday 5 September) on suspicion of terrorism offences.

Three men, a woman and a 17-year-old boy were detained following a series of arrests across the country.

A 22-year-old man from Birmingham, a 23-year-old man from Halifax, a 22-year-old woman also from Halifax, a 28-year-old man from Birmingham and a 17-year-old boy from Nottingham will be questioned on suspicion of being members of a proscribed organisation (National Action) contrary to section 11 of the Terrorism Act.

All five are being held at a police station in the West Midlands.

The arrests were carried out by West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit in conjunction with CTP North East and East Midlands CTIU.

A number of properties are being searched in connection with the arrests.

According to West Midlands Police, the arrests “were pre-planned and intelligence-led”.

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