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Man arrested under Terrorism Act in North Lanarkshire

A man has been arrested in North Lanarkshire and detained by police under the Terrorism Act 2000.

Police Scotland said the 38-year-old man was held during an "intelligence-led, pre-planned operation" in the Newarthill area on Friday.

The force said he was "presently detained in police custody under section 13 of the Terrorism Act 2000".

A report will be sent to the procurator fiscal. The man is expected to appear at Hamilton Sheriff Court on Monday.

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