Women arrested over Syria-related 'terror offences'

Two women have been arrested on suspicion of committing Syria-related terrorism offences.

One of the women, aged 23, is suspected of preparing for acts of terrorism, while the other, aged 33, was arrested on suspicion of failing to disclose information.

Both were arrested at their homes in Walsall by officers from the West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit.

They are currently being held at an un-named police station in the force area.

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