London’s Metropolitan Police have confirmed the arrests of two men in the early hours of Thursday morning on suspicion of the “preparation of terrorist acts.”
The two men, both 34 years old from east London, were stopped, searched, and arrested by armed officers in the Pall Mall area near Westminster.
Two men seen to be acting suspiciously in a car in the Westminster area were stopped and arrested on Pall Mall by armed officers at 00:10hrs this morning.Two 34-year-old men arrested on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts remain in custody.🔽https://t.co/75NzkV6lES
— Metropolitan Police (@metpoliceuk) November 12, 2020
No shots were fired during the police operation.
Both remain in custody at a central London police station, where they are undergoing questioning for offences in contravention of the Terrorism Act 2006.
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