ACC Sharon Rowe confirms on ITV News Central two men held on suspicion of terrorism

Two Eastern European men, arrested in Talbot Way, Small Heath this afternoon, are being questioned in connection with an explosion near to the Aisha Mosque in Walsall on 21 June.

Assistant Chief Constable Sharon Rowe confirmed live on ITV News Central in the last few minutes that the men had been arrested under the terrorism act.

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Mosque attack arrests

Two men have been arrested in connection with attacks on mosques in Walsall in June and Tipton, last week.