Walsall Couple Arrested Over Terror Offences

26 November 2014, 12:30

A Walsall couple have been arrested over Syria-related terror offences.

Heart's been told the man and woman were detained by officers from the West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit at around 10.30pm on November 25th. 

The pair were picked up at Heathrow Airport as they got off a flight from Istanbul. 

Officers say there was no risk to the safety of the flight and those on-board and that the arrest, which was planned an intelligence led, has resulted in two addresses in Walsall being searched.

The man, aged 20, and the woman, who's 19, are both in custody in the West Midlands area.