West Midlands police have arrested a 75-year-old man in connection with an explosion at a mosque in Walsall last week.
The unnamed man was arrested Thursday afternoon at his home which is currently being searched by counter-terrorism police, according to reports.
Around 150 people were evacuated from their homes around the Aisha Mosque int he Caldmore area of Walsall last Saturday following the after the explosion of the home-made device.
West Midlands police said a loud bang heard by residents late on Friday "appeared to be consistent" with the device exploding, but no one was injured and it caused minimal damage.
Officers were contacted on Saturday when the remains of the device were found in an alleyway adjoining the mosque.
Anyone with information which may aid the investigation is asked to contact West Midlands police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.BLOG COMMENTS POWERED BY DISQUS