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A man arrested at Manchester Airport on suspicion of terrorism offences

Manchester Airport Credit: ITV Granada

A man has been arrested at Manchester Airport on suspicion of terrorism offences after claims he made preparations to fight against Islamic State.

It's understood Aiden Aslin, 23, from Newark in Nottinghamshire, is to be interviewed by specialist officers later on today.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences.

"The 23-year-old was arrested following claims he had allegedly engaged in the preparation to fight against Daesh and possessed articles for terrorist purposes in Iraq/Syria.

"He will be interviewed by specialist officers later today."

A spokesman for the force said the 23-year-old is "known to the police" and is "part of an ongoing inquiry".

– Nottinghamshire Police