Burnley man charged with six terrorism offences

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A BURNLEY man has been charged with six terrorism offences following an investigation by police.

Niall Florence (20) of St Cuthbert Street, Burnley, is accused of five offences under Section 58 and one offence under Section Two of the Terrorism Act.

Mr Florence was arrested at his home address as part of a pre-planned operation on December 9th last year.

He was charged with the offences today after an investigation by Lancashrie Constabulary’s Counter Terrorism Branch.

He was bailed to attend Westminster Magistrates’ Court on July 20th.