Man questioned over mosque bomb threat

A MAN has been arrested by counter-terrorism officers over a bomb threat sent to a mosque.

A 43-year-old man, from Plymouth, was arrested at around 8am on Friday by officers from the North East Counter Terrorism Unit.

He was being questioned on Friday afternoon after a letter was sent to Jamia Masjid Abu Bakr on Russell Street, Eastwood, on Monday, August 1.

The letter read: “Next time it will be a bomb, you Muslim scum” and was signed with 1488 — believed to be Nazi numerals.

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