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Four held after 'suspected Christmas terror plot' raids

Officers from Counter Terrorism Policing North East have arrested four men from South Yorkshire and Derbyshire on suspicion of terrorism offences.

The arrests were pre-planned as part of an ongoing investigation into a "suspected Christmas terror plot"

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Police to continue Chesterfield 'terror' search for a second day

Armed police have swooped on a number of properties in Derbyshire and Yorkshire as part of an operation to foil a Credit: ITV News

Police will continue to search scenes in Burngreave and Chesterfield for a second day on Wednesday, after four men from South Yorkshire and Derbyshire were arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences.

The North East Counter Terrorism Unit say searches have been "stood down for the evening".

"Searches at the scenes in Burngreave and Chesterfield will resume in the morning. The remaining scenes have now closed."

The four men remain in custody at this time.

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