Brent teenagers who tried to join fighters in Syria are released without charge

The teenagers were arrested on March 14

The teenagers were arrested on March 14 - Credit: Archant

Three teenagers from Brent who were arrested and bailed after they tried to travel to Syria to join fighters will have no police action taken against them.

The two 17-year-olds and the 19-year-old man were released without charge today after they returned to a police station to find out their fate.

The trio were arrested on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts contrary to Section 5 of the Terrorism Act 2006 after they were returned to the UK on March 14.

They had been detained by Turkish officials before they crossed the border into Syria.

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