02/08/2018 20:56 BST | Updated 03/08/2018 17:34 BST

Armed Police Arrest Man, 20, On Suspicion Of Plotting Terrorist Acts

Counter-terror officers carried out pre-planned operation.

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The Metropolitan Police arrested a 20-year-old man on suspicion of preparing terror acts on Thursday.

A 20-year-old man from north-west London has been arrested on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts, the Metropolitan Police said.

Detectives from the Met Police Counter Terrorism Command, assisted by the Met Police Firearms Command carried out a pre-planned operation to arrest the man in the north-west London area at around 6.30pm on Thursday.

He is being held under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act and is in custody at a south London police station, the Met Police said.