Two people arrested in Sutton on suspicion of funding terrorism

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Two people have been arrested in Sutton in connection with raising money for terrorists.

Officers from the North East Counter Terrorism Unit and Nottinghamshire Police arrested a 19 year-old man and a 43 year-old woman at an address in the town on Thursday.

The man was arrested in connection with fundraising for terrorism, financing terroris, fraud, acquiring criminal property and transferring criminal property.

The woman was arrested in connection with financing terrorism, acquiring criminal property and transferring criminal property.

Both suspects were taken to a police station in West Yorkshire where they remain in custody.