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Teen arrested by terrorism police in Bishop's Stortford

Counter-terror police arrested a 19-year-old in Bishop's Stortford Credit: .

Counter-terror police have arrested a teenager they suspect was preparing terrorist acts.

The 19-year-old was arrested on a Bishop's Stortford street just before 7pm yesterday (Wednesday May 23).

Officers from the Met Police's Counter Terrorism Command arrested the teenager and searched an address in the town.

It is in connection with two arrests in London in the past week.

Armed police arrested an 18-year-old man on Friday May 18 on suspicion of preparing acts of terrorism.

And a 20-year-old woman was arrested in London yesterday morning (Wednesday May 23) on suspicion of failing to disclose information about acts of terrorism.