Bishop’s Stortford man, 19, suspected of preparing terrorist acts

Bishop’s Stortford man, 19, suspected of preparing terrorist acts

Counter-terror police have arrested a teenager in Hertfordshire on suspicion of preparing acts of terrorism.

The 19-year-old man was detained in a street in Bishop’s Stortford just before 7pm on Wednesday.

Scotland Yard said it related to the arrest of an 18-year-old man by armed police in a north London street on Friday.

Both teenagers are being held in custody on suspicion of preparing acts of terrorism, under Section 5 of the Terrorism Act 2006, the Metropolitan Police said.

A property in Bishop’s Stortford is being searched.

A 19-year-old man was arrested by counter-terrorism police in the street in Bishop’s Stortford (file photo), Hertfordshire, on Wednesday. Scotland Yard said it related to the arrest of an 18-ye

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