A woman was arrested in South London today (31 July) on suspicion of terrorism offences police have revealed. 

Police officers arrested a 28-year-old woman at approximately 08:10am on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts, contrary to section 5 of the Terrorism Act 2006.

The woman is understood to be from east London. She was then taken to a south London police station where she remains in police custody at this time. Police are currently searching a flat in connection with this.

Police have also revealed that the arrest relates to activity in Syria and that enquiries are continuing.


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