18-year-old arrested in South London on terrorism offences

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of terrorism offences.

Officers from the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command arrested an 18-year-old man at an address in south London on suspicion of encouragement of terrorism, contrary to section 2 of the Terrorism Act, 2006.

He was detained under PACE and has been taken to a south London police station where he currently remains in police custody.

Officers are searching two addresses in south and south east London in connection with the investigation.

Enquiries continue.

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