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Three arrests over 'Syria-related terror offences'

Three people from Walsall have been arrested on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences.

They trio are being held at a station in the West Midlands Police area Credit: ITV News Central

Two men, aged 21 and 27, and one woman, aged 21, were detained at their home addresses at about 6am this morning.

West Midlands Police said the arrests were pre-planned and intelligence led. There was no immediate threat to public safety, police added.

Searches are being carried out at eight associated addresses in the Walsall area and one in Moseley, Birmingham.