British man held over plan to join IS

March 17, 2015 4:56 PM

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Another British teen has been arrested over Syria- related terror offences. An 18-year-old from Birmingham was detained on suspicion of preparing to travel to Syria to join militant group Islamic State, West Midlands Police said.

He was arrested by counter-terrorism officers at home in Hodge Hill at 7am, in what police said was a pre-planned and intelligence-led operation. It follows the arrest of a 19-year-old man and two 17-year-old boys from north-west London on Saturday, on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts.

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