Terrorism Act Arrests

A brother and sister from Birmingham have been arrested under the Terrorism Act.

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Brother and sister bailed in terrorism probe

A brother and sister from Birmingham arrested under anti-terror laws have been freed on police bail pending further inquiries.

The 23-year-old man and his sister, 18, were detained at their home in the Small Heath area of Birmingham on suspicion of possessing documents likely to be of use to someone committing or preparing an act of terrorism.

Police said that the arrests were pre-planned and had not been made in response to any threat to public safety.

Brother and sister arrested under terrorism act

A man and a woman from Birmingham have been arrested on suspicion of possessing documents likely to be of use to someone committing or preparing an act of terrorism.

The two, a brother and sister aged 23 and 18, were arrested this morning in the Small Heath area of the city.

The arrests are said to have been pre-planned and police say they were not made in response to any threat to public safety.

Computers and other electronic devices which will undergo forensic examination.

Officers say a number of files need to be investigated, which is likely to take some time.

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