21-year-old London woman arrested at Heathrow Airport on terror charges


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.