An 18-year-old man was arrested Saturday at Manchester Airport, U.K. on suspicion of “Syria-related terrorism offenses,” according to police.
Birmingham man arrested at Manchester airport for terror-related offences https://t.co/4YXNNDyEuB pic.twitter.com/GLRvOceFpH
— Telegraph News (@TelegraphNews) April 16, 2016
Man, 18, arrested at Manchester Airport for 'Syria-related' terrorism offences https://t.co/D43fezIez4
— Daily Mail U.K. (@DailyMailUK) April 16, 2016
Police officers from West Midlands Police’s Counter-Terrorism Unit arrested a man from Birmingham at Manchester airport after he arrived in the U.K. on Saturday morning.
He was detained on suspicion of “Syria-related terrorism offenses,” a police spokesperson said, adding: “There was no risk to any passengers at Manchester Airport or to the wider public in relation to these arrests. This arrest and investigation is not connected to the terrorism-related arrests of five people from the Birmingham area in the last 48 hours.”
A #Birmingham man has been arrested at #Manchester airport this morning on suspicion of terror offences. More here: https://t.co/fUTeCfoNxY
— West Midlands Police (@WMPolice) April 16, 2016