Monday 23 October 2017

Man wanted by Spanish terrorist police is arrested in Birmingham

A 44-year-old man has been detained by police on suspicion of terrorism offences after a European Arrest Warrant was executed in the early hours of Wednesday.

West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit arrested the man at an address in Sparkhill, Birmingham, on behalf of Spanish authorities who are investigating support for terror group Islamic State.

The force said the investigation focuses on terrorism material created for use online.

The arrested man is due before Westminster Magistrates Court today, police added.

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