Two held in Coventry over ‘Syria terror offences’

Two teenagers from Coventry have been arrested on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences, police have said.

The pair, both aged 17, were detained by officers from the West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit at their home addresses at about 06:00.

They are currently in custody in the West Midlands Police area, the force spokesman said.

The arrests were part of a pre-planned operation and there was no immediate risk to the public, he added.


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