Birmingham & Black Country

Mother bailed after Heathrow 'terror' arrest

A woman arrested at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences has been released on bail.

The 25-year-old was travelling with her one-year-old son and was detained on Wednesday evening after arriving from Turkey, West Midlands Police said.

She is originally from from Burton upon Trent in Staffordshire but had been living in Sparkbrook in Birmingham.

Police said she was also arrested on suspicion of child neglect and child abduction.

The child was made the subject of a police protection order in partnership with children's services.

His mother has been released on bail with conditions pending further enquires, a spokesman said.

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