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Two from Halifax detained on suspicion of terrorism offences

A 23-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman from Halifax have been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences.

Credit: Press Association

They were detained by counter-terrorism chiefs along with three other people, two from Birmingham and a 17-year-old boy from Nottingham earlier today.

All five are being questioned on suspicion of being members of a proscribed organisation (National Action) contrary to section 11 of the Terrorism Act.

Police say they are being held at a police station in the West Midlands.

The arrests were carried out by West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit in conjunction with CTP North East and East Midlands CTIU.

A number of properties are being searched in connection with the arrests.