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Teenager arrested at Stansted over suspected terror offences

Stansted Airport. Credit: Press Association.

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested attempting to board a flight at Stansted Airport.

The teenager, from Kent, was detained at about 4pm on Sunday, July 23, on suspicion of collection information which is likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism.

He was due to board a flight leaving from Stansted in Essex.