Pair Held on Suspicion Of Conspiracy To Distribute Terrorist Publications

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to distribute terrorist publications.

West Midlands Police said the arrests took place on Tuesday in Birmingham and Doncaster and were carried out by the West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit with the support of South Yorkshire Police.

A 36-year-old man from Birmingham and a 35-year-old man from Doncaster are being questioned by counter-terror officers at a police station in the West Midlands.

The arrests, both on suspicion of conspiracy to distribute terrorist publications, were pre-planned and intelligence led, the force said.

Police added that addresses in Birmingham and Doncaster continue to be searched.