Terrorism suspect arrested in east London is held in custody
- Credit: MPS
A man has been arrested in east London on suspicion of terrorism offences.
Officers from the Met's Counter Terrorism Command raided an address where the 21-year-old was taken into custody, Scotland Yard has confirmed.
All police would acknowledge was that the man was arrested "at a residential address in east London on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of an act of terrorism" under the 2000 Terrorism Act.
He was taken to a south London police station today (Sat) where he currently remains in police custody.
Officers are also carrying out a search at the address as part of the investigation "while enquiries continue".