Teenager charged with terrorism offence – Isle of Wight | Counter Terrorism Policing

Teenager charged with terrorism offence – Isle of Wight

Today (17/7) a 15-year-old boy from Cowes on the Isle of Wight was charged with a terrorism offence.

The boy was arrested by officers from Counter Terrorism Policing South East (CTPSE) with assistance from Hampshire Constabulary on Monday 11 July.

He was arrested on suspicion of the preparation of terrorist acts under Section 5 of the Terrorism Act 2006 and has now been charged with this offence.

The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court tomorrow (18/7).