Oundle pharmacy searched by terrorism police

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A pharmacy in Oundle has been searched by police as part of a terrorism investigation.

A statement from the North East Counter Terrorism Unit said: “A 36-year-old man from Leicester was arrested on November 2, 2015, on suspicion of Section 5 of the Terrorism Act – Preparation of an act of terrorism by officers from the North East Counter Terrorism Unit.

“He was arrested at Birmingham Airport.

“Two properties in Leicester and a premises in Oundle were searched in connection with this investigation.

“Please note that the arrest was intelligence led and are not in response to any immediate threat or risk.

“The man was bailed pending further inquiries – he remains on bail at this time.”