Counter Terrorism Command arrest in east London

Officers from the MPS Counter Terrorism Command [SO15] this morning, Wednesday 21 October, attended a residential address in east London and arrested a 23-year-old man under section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000 on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism. 

Officers continue to search the address and a second residential address in east London.

The man is being detained under Schedule 8 of Terrorism Act 2000 legislation.

Enquiries continue.