Man held for terror offences at Gatwick Airport

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Gatwick Airport
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The man was arrested after arriving at Gatwick Airport on a flight from Morocco

A 55-year-old man has been arrested at Gatwick Airport on suspicion of terror offences.

The suspect was held by Met counter-terrorism officers after he arrived in the UK on a flight from Morocco shortly after 11:00 BST.

He was arrested on suspicion of encouraging terrorism and dissemination of terrorist publications, police said.

The man was taken to a south London police station where he remains in custody.

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