Terrorism arrest at Birmingham Airport

Thursday, 27th October 2016

A 32-year-old man has been arrested at Birmingham Airport this morning, Thursday 27 October on suspicion of funding terrorism.

The man, from Coventry, was detained after flying into Birmingham by officers from the West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit.

The arrest is part of a continuing investigation into the financing of terrorism and was intelligence-led.

There was no risk to any passengers at Birmingham Airport or to the wider public in relation to the arrest.