Two arrested for terrorism offences

Two blokes have been released under pre-charge bail following arrests on suspicion of terrorism offences.

Premises searches at addresses in Birmingham and Doncaster have been completed and the investigation remains on-going.

The two males were arrested on Tuesday (26/03/2019).

The arrests took place in Birmingham and Doncaster by the West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit with the support of South Yorkshire Police.

A 36-year-old man from Birmingham and a 35-year-old man from Doncaster were both arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to distribute terrorist publications.

The arrests were pre-planned and intelligence-led.

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