Teenager held on terror offences in 3am east London arrest

The teenager was arrested in east London at 3am. Pic: Met Police.

The teenager was arrested in east London at 3am. Pic: Met Police. - Credit: MPS

A teenager has been arrested by terrorism police in East London.

The 19-year-old is being questioned on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism.

He was held yesterday at 3am and taken to a police station in east London.

Detectives were granted an extension to keep him in custody at Westminster Magistrates’ Court.

He currently remains in custody.