Teenager, 16, on bail awaiting sentence on terror charges is re-arrested on suspicion of distributing jihadi propaganda

A teenager on bail awaiting sentence after admitting trying to travel abroad for jihad has been arrested by police on suspicion of distributing illegal terrorist propaganda.

West Midlands Police said the 16-year-old was arrested on Saturday and is being questioned on suspicion of distributing a terrorist publication.

He is currently being held at a police station in the West Midlands under PACE legislation and the arrest was intelligence-led, with no immediate threat to the public.