From the Birmingham Mail
Armed police are currently involved in an operation in Birmingham during today's afternoon rush hour. Officers have been pictured in Alum Rock Road this afternoon.
It is understood the operation could be linked to terror searches across the UK.
Two people have been arrested on suspicion of terror offences . . . Alum Rock Road was sealed off as counter-terrorism officers arrested a 21-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman. The duo were arrested on suspicion of preparing for terrorist acts following the swoop at around 5.30pm...Police said the arrests were not related to last week’s terror attack in Westminster.
The Metropolitan Police has confirmed in the last few minutes that a search is being carried out at a property in the Birmingham.