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Man arrested at Stansted Airport on suspicion of terror offence

PUBLISHED: 19:00 28 February 2018 | UPDATED: 19:33 28 February 2018

Stansted's terminal extension. Picture: STANSTED AIRPORT

Stansted's terminal extension. Picture: STANSTED AIRPORT

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A 39-year-old Essex man has been arrested at Stansted Airport on suspicion of committing a terror offence.

He was detained at the Essex hub on Tuesday night on suspicion of arranging funds or property for the purposes of terrorism, contrary to Section 17 of the Terrorism Act 2000.

The man is currently in custody at a south London police station.

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