17-yearthe old lady is arrested in East London on suspicion of terrorist crimes.
the girl was held on Friday as part of investigation, which also saw 18-year- the old man is arrested in Essex on Wednesday.
According to the Metropolitan Police, the investigation concerns alleged offenses related to extremist Islamist ideology.
The rep said: “18-year- the old man was arrested at in Essex on Wednesday, May 18 on suspicion of encouragement of terrorism (as opposed to section 1 of Terrorism Act 2006 (TACT).
“Initially, he was detained within the framework of PACE. On Thursday, May 19, he was detained on the basis of TACT and a warrant of further detention the application was granted by Westminster Magistrates’ Court, allowing the detectives to keep it in in custody until Wednesday, 25 May.
“He is being held at a London police station while investigations continue.
“On Friday, May 20, 17-year-old girl was arrested at in east london as part of of the same investigation. She was arrested under Article 41. of Terrorism Act 2000 and was taken to a London police station.”
It happens after 13-yearthe old man was arrested on Tuesday in west london on suspicion of Islamist terrorist exchange material as part of separate investigation.
Commander Richard Smith head of The Met’s Counter Terrorism Office said, “We saw Met officers arrest three teenagers this week. for crimes of terrorism, albeit within of separate investigations. We need let this investigation run sure, but that’s another indication of relative to the uptrend in police action against younger people for issues related to terrorism.
“The police are all over the country. hard try to prevent young people from radicalism and act quickly when wrongdoing is suspected.
“The police rely on information from public in our mission to fight terrorism. If you see or hear something unusual or suspicious and you think someone might be of interest to you in terrorist activities, trust your instincts and contact the police.”