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Woman arrested in Bedfordshire and two houses raided over ‘Syria-related terrorism’
- Woman, 25, arrested in Bedfordshire this morning as two houses raided
- Scotland Yard say she was detained on suspicion of plotting ‘terrorist acts’
- Probe is linked to Syria, where extremist group ISIS have set up enclave
- Around 500 Britons are thought to have travelled to the region to fight
A 25-year-old woman was arrested in Bedfordshire today on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts, Scotland Yard said.
Counter-terrorism officers took the young woman to a central London police station, where she remains in custody, the Metropolitan Police said.
Two addresses in Bedfordshire, including one in Kempston, a suburb of Bedford, are being searched as part of the investigation, which is linked to Syria.
A house in suburban Bedford was raided today as police arrested a woman on suspicion on terror offences
A child’s bike was the only thing visible in the garden of the property, which neighbours said is occupied by a young family
A uniformed police officer stood on duty outside the end of terrace house today while detectives went in and out, taking computers and other property.
Locals say a young woman and a man, who they believed was her husband, lived there, along with two small children, a boy and a girl.
It is thought the occupants had been at the address for between 3 and 4 years. In the rear garden, a small child’s toy bike could be seen.
One local man said: ‘I never knew them to go away. They were always here and you could see them coming in and out.’