Four Birmingham men arrested in Dover in anti-terrorism operation

Five men and one woman were detained at about 8am on Friday in the south coast port

The Port of Dover in KentThe Port of Dover in Kent

Six people are in West Midlands Police custody after being arrested in Dover on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences.

Five men and one woman were detained at about 8am on Friday in the south coast port.

Officers were searching a number of addresses in Birmingham.

The arrests were part of an on-going investigation.

The suspects, who are not a family group and were not accompanied by children, did not pose any immediate risk to public safety, a police spokesman revealed.

Four of the group are men from Birmingham in their 20s.

A man aged 26 and a 23-year-old woman of no fixed abode were also detained.

http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/four-birmingham-men-arrested-dover-8980257

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