Counter terrorism officers, including armed police, raided a home in Cambridge this Saturday morning and arrested the man in his 20s.
Breaking: Police arrest Cambridge man: He is believed to have sent a home made bomb to an address in north London.
The man has been detained under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act and taken into custody at a south London police station.
Officers are now searching two linked properties in Cambridgeshire for evidence of bomb-making equipment.
Police were called shortly after 9am on Thursday to reports of a suspicious package in Cricklewood. Specialist officers attended and secured what was assessed to be a small improvised explosive device.
Breaking: Police arrest Cambridge man on terror offences for sending a bomb in the post
In a statement, the Met Police said: ‘The arrest relates to a suspicious package received via post at a residential address in north London.
‘Police were called shortly after 9.10am on Thursday to reports of a suspicious package in Cricklewood.
‘Specialist officers attended and made safe what was assessed to be a small improvised explosive device.’
More to follow.
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