17-year-old boy arrested in connection with Parsons Green tube bomb

A 17-year-old boy is the latest to be arrested by counter-terror officers in relation to the Parsons Green tube bomb.

The Met announced that the male was arrested in Thornton Heath, South London, under Section 41 of the Terrorism Act.

He is the sixth person to be arrested in connection with the blast.

It comes after an 18-year-old man was arrested by Kent Police in the port area of Dover on Saturday, September 16, a 21-year-old man was arrested in Hounslow, also on Saturday.

A 25-year-old man was arrested in Newport, South Wales on Tuesday and 2 other men, aged 48 and 30, were also detained in Newport on Wednesday.