Scots arrested under Terrorism Act after trying to leave country

The two men, from Glasgow and Clydebank, were stopped in the port of Dover on Tuesday.

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Terror Act: Searches of properties in Glasgow and Clydebank have taken place.

Two men from Scotland have been arrested in relation to terrorism offences after they were stopped in the port of Dover.

A 44-year-old from Glasgow and a 40-year-old from Clydebank were stopped while trying to leave the UK on Tuesday by counter terror officers, police said on Thursday.

After a search of the vehicle they were travelling in, the pair were arrested on suspicion of preparing acts of terrorism.

Counter Terrorism Policing South East said a vehicle and several digital devices were seized.

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Searches of properties in Glasgow and Clydebank in Scotland have taken place and both men have been bailed pending further inquiries.