A 21-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences.

Officers from the Met's Counter Terrorism Command arrested the man on Saturday, December 28 in east London for terrorism offences.

He was arrested at a residential address in east London on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of an act of terrorism under Section 40 (1) (b) Terrorism Act 2000.

He was detained and taken to a south London police station.

He remains in police custody and under terror laws can be held until January 4.

As part of the investigation, officers are also carrying out a search at the east London address.

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