Halifax teenager charged with terrorism offences

A 19-year-old woman from Halifax has today been charged with six terrorism offences.

The woman was arrested as part of a counter terrorism investigation.

She has been remanded in custody and will appear before Westminster Magistrates Court tomorrow after being arrested on April 20, 2017.

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The arrest, which took place near to the woman's home address, was pre-planned and as a result of an investigation by the North East Counter Terrorism Unit.

She has not been named.