LONDON — Officers from the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command arrested a 21-year-old woman at Heathrow Airport Thursday as she disembarked a flight from Istanbul, Turkey.
The unidentified woman, from north London, was arrested on suspicion of preparation of acts of terrorism under Section 5 of the Terrorism Act 2006.
She has been taken to a south London police station where she was being interrogated.
Searches have been conducted at two north London addresses in connection with the investigation.
The arrest is ‘Syria-related,’ police said.