Boy from east London, 17, charged with terrorism offences

The 17-year-old is from east London. Picture: Met Police

The 17-year-old is from east London. Picture: Met Police - Credit: MPS

A teenager from east London has been charged with terrorism offences.

The boy was yesterday charged with one count of dissemination of terrorist material and two counts of encouraging or enabling another to commit an offence.

He has been bailed but will be tried at Westminster Youth Court on January 25.

He was arrested on October 25 and detained under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act.