Newquay man charged following counter terrorism arrest

Authored by JamesM
Posted: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 22:25

Officers from the South East Counter Terrorism Unit have charged a 43-year-old man on suspicion of possession of material for a terrorist purpose.

Lyes Outiren, from Newquay, was arrested on Wednesday 13 November. He remains in custody and will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 14 November.

Superintendent John Green, Local Police Area Commander, said: "I would like to reassure the community that this investigation should have very little impact on local residents. The arrest was pre-planned and was not made in response to any immediate threat to public safety in Newquay.”