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Teenage boy arrested on suspicion of ‘extreme right-wing’ terrorism

A teenage boy has been arrested in south London on suspicion of terrorist activity that police believe is linked to ‘extreme right-wing ideology’.

The boy, 15, was arrested on suspicion of engaging in conduct in preparation for terrorist acts and taken to a south London police station on Friday (January 7). He was bailed until a date in February.

Counter-terrorism officers have searched an address in south London. Police said they do not believe there is an imminent threat to the public.

No further detail on the exact location of the address in south London was given.

If you see or hear anything suspicious or of concern regarding possible terrorism, report it to police in confidence, via 0800 789 321 or online at

In an emergency, or if you need urgent police assistance, always dial 999.

Visit the ACT Early website to find out how you can seek help and support for anyone who you suspect has been radicalised, or is vulnerable.


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