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Cheltenham terrorist arrests

Two men have been rearrested for terrorism offences after police found a suspect device in a garage in Buttermere Close. More than 100 homes have been evacuated and a police cordon remains in place.

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Two men rearrested on terrorism charges

100 residents in Buttermere Close, Cheltenham, have been evacuated from their homes. Credit: ITV News

Two men arrested in Cheltenham yesterday, have both been rearrested on suspicion of the commission, instigation or preparation of a terrorist act.

It follows an examination of the items found in a garage in Buttermere Close in the Hatherley area of Cheltenham.

The South East Counter Terrorism Unit has now taken over the investigation.

The 52-year-old man and 31-year-old-man are both from Cheltenham. They remain in police custody.

For more on this story go to ITV West

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