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Man held in east London swoop by Met Terrorist Command police

PUBLISHED: 10:50 07 December 2016 | UPDATED: 10:50 07 December 2016

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Detectives have arrested a man in east London on suspicion of "encouraging terrorism and dissemination of terrorist publications".

Officers from the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command arrested the 23-year-old at 6.25am yesterday at his east London address, under the 2006 Terrorism Act, Scotland Yard revealed this-morning.

But police would give no further details of the location where he was arrested.

The man was taken in custody to a police station in south London for questioning, while investigations continue.

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