East London man arrested on suspicion of terrorism offence

A man wanted by Romford Town Police has been arrested in Valentine's Park, Ilford. Picture: Anthony

A man wanted by Romford Town Police has been arrested in Valentine's Park, Ilford. Picture: Anthony Devlin / PA Images. - Credit: PA Archive/PA Images

A man has been arrested at an east London address on suspicion of encouraging terrorism relating to material shared online.   

The 25-year-old was arrested yesterday morning (July 14) under Section 1 of the Terrorism Act 2006.  

He was detained under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE), and is currently in custody at a London police station.  

The investigation is ongoing.