Woman held over Syria terror offences

London Luton airport

London Luton airport

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A 25-year-old woman, from London, has been arrested at Luton Airport on suspicion of Syria-related terror offences, police have said.

West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit arrested the woman today (Wednesday, December 31) at around 11:30am as she disembarked a flight from Istanbul in Turkey.

The arrest was part of an ongoing intelligence-led policing operation.

The woman, from Haringey, is being held at a police station in the West Midlands on suspicion of preparing acts of terrorism.