Gatwick man had a live grenade

A man was arrested under the Terrorism Act today after being stopped with a live grenade at Gatwick Airport, police said.

A man was arrested under the Terrorism Act today after being stopped with a live grenade at Gatwick Airport, police said.

The 37-year-old Venezuelan arrived on a British Airways flight from South America and the grenade was found when his luggage was searched.

He was held by Sussex Police and was being taken to a central London police station where he will be quizzed by anti-terrorist detectives.

Part of the airport’s north terminal was evacuated during the alert.

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