September 27, 2017 / 11:02 AM / 23 days ago

UK counter-terrorism police arrest woman under official secrets act

LONDON (Reuters) - British counter-terrorism police said they had arrested a woman on Wednesday under the Official Secrets Act.

The 65-year-old woman was contracted to carry out work for a government department, they added, without elaborating.

She was being held at a south London police station while officers searched an address in north London.

No further details were immediately available.

Reporting by Stephen Addison; editing by Guy Faulconbridge

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