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Briton arrested on suspicion of having attended a terrorist training camp

By CNN Staff
updated 9:05 AM EST, Sat January 18, 2014
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • The 21-year-old man is suspected of having attended a terrorist training camp in Syria, police say
  • He was arrested Friday after arriving at London's Gatwick Airport
  • He was released on bail

(CNN) -- A 21-year-old man from Sheldon, Birmingham, has been arrested on suspicion of attending a terrorist training camp in Syria, West Midlands police said Saturday.

The man was initially taken into custody under Schedule 7 of the Terrorism Act when he arrived Friday afternoon on a flight from Istanbul to Gatwick Airport in London.

He was later arrested by officers from the West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit, questioned and released on bail, pending further inquiries, police said.

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