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Two women who were arrested yesterday on suspicion of Syria-related terror offences have been released on bail.
The were both arrested by officers from the West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit from their homes in Walsall.
One lane closed and heavy traffic due to broken down vehicle on M6 Northbound between J10 A454 / B4464 (Wolverhampton / Walsall) and J10A M54.
Two women form Walsall have been arrested on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences.
A 23-year-old is suspected of preparing for acts of terrorism and a 33-year-old is arrested on suspicion of failing to disclose information.
Officers from West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit arrested both from their home addresses this morning.
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Delays and traffic congestion due to earlier broken down vehicle on M6 Southbound between J10 A454 / B4464 (Wolverhampton / Walsall) and J9 A461 (Wednesbury), congestion on M6 to Hilton Park Services. In the roadworks area. All lanes have been re-opened. Travel time is around 45 minutes.
Walsall supporters will be able to get tickets for the team's first ever match at Wembley from Friday.
Tickets for the Johnstone's Paint Trophy Final are available from 9am, but only to season ticket holders.
Walsall take on Bristol City on 22 March, after beating Preston North End over two legs.
The club say they're also going to be making Friday's sale at the Banks's Stadium an event, with activities, giveaways and manager Dean Smith there to meet fans.
Two cousins from Walsall have been jailed after a string of break-ins between Cheltenham and Cheshire.
Scott and David Simkiss burgled a house together in Chester Road, Brownhills, on 7 October after throwing a brick through a glass door pane.
They teamed up again the next day to steal computer equipment and jewellery from a house in Old Road, Rugeley, after climbing in through an open first floor window.
But the two men also split up to commit separate burglaries in Rugeley, Cheltenham, Crewe and Nantwich.
They were arrested in October and both pleaded guilty to a total of seven counts of burglary at Wolverhampton Crown Court.
Scott Simkiss, 31, of West Street in Walsall, was jailed for 40 months for three burglaries and David Simkiss, 30, of Dora Street in the town, got a 30-month sentence for two burglaries.
“Both were prepared to travel fairly long distances to commit offences…their thinking being that by crossing police borders it would be harder to track them or link offences.
“However, we worked closely with colleagues in Staffordshire, Gloucestershire and Cheshire Police to identify a pattern of offending and were able to link them to the Simkisses. They were left with little option but to admit the burglaries."
One lane closed and very slow traffic due to broken down vehicle on M6 Southbound between J10 A454 / B4464 (Wolverhampton / Walsall) and J9 A461 (Wednesbury), congestion to J11 A460 / A462 (Cannock). In the roadworks area.
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