Woman arrested in Brent on suspicion of terrorism offences

The woman was arrested at an address in the NW10 area

The woman was arrested at an address in the NW10 area - Credit: Archant

A 38-year-old woman has been arrested in Brent on suspicion of possessing terrorist material

Officers from the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command held the woman after raiding an address in the NW10 area at around 6.30am today.

The woman has been held under Section 2 of the Terrorism Act, dissemination of terrorist publications, and Section 58, possession of a document or record containing information of a kind likely to be of use to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism.

The address is currently being search as well as a business premises in the borough of Ealing and another residential property in the Hillingdon area.

The woman is in custody at a police station in South London.

Enquiries continue.