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Man arrested under terrorism act, Lincoln

A 34-year-old man was arrested at 6.50am this morning in Fairfax Street on suspicion of Encouragement of Terrorism, under section 1 of the Terrorism Act (2006).

The arrest was made as part of a pre-planned warrant which was carried out by force Special Branch officers from Counter Terrorism Policing East Midlands (CTP EM).

The man is in custody and searches are now taking place at the property.

If you are aware of suspicious activity which could be related to terrorism, don't wait, call the police confidentially on 0800 789 321 or visit gov.uk/ACT

Update as of 10.20am, 14th January

The man has been released on bail while our inquiries continue

Reference: Incident 28 of 13/1/2021

14 Jan 21 10:30 AM

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