Birmingham & Black Country

Birmingham teen arrested on suspicion of terror offences

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of distributing a terrorist publication.

The teenager from Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was arrested as part of an intelligence-led operation by West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit.

West Midlands Police said there is no immediate threat to the public.

He is being held at a police station in the West Midlands and remains in custody, the force added.

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