Sheffield man, 20, arrested in counter-terrorism probe is released without charge

A 21-year-old man from Sheffield arrested as part of a counter-terrorism operation has now been released without charge.

A spokesman for the North East Counter Terrorism Unit (NECTU) confirmed that the man, from the Fir Vale area of Sheffield, was released by officers this afternoon.

The man was arrested on Friday night, after officers raided a house and a business premises in Firth Park.

A spokesman for the NECTU, which covers South Yorkshire, said: “We would like to reassure the public that public safety remains our priority at all times. Extensive enquiries have satisfied the investigation that there are no grounds to charge him with any offences.”

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Sheffield terror suspect, 21, released without charge

A man arrested in Sheffield over an alleged Christmas “terror plot” has been released without charge.

The 21-year-old, from Fir Vale, was arrested in the Firth Park area on Friday but detectives said they have found no grounds to charge him.

Four other men have been questioned. A 36-year-old from Burngreave and a 41-year-old from Meersbrook arrested on 19 December were released without charge.

Two men appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Friday.

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