BREAKING NEWS ~ UK police confirm arrest of Somali London bombings suspect Tom Henry at 3:34 PM ET
[JURIST] Police in Britain have confirmed that Yasin Hassan Omar, a Somali citizen with British residency, was among four men arrested when he was subdued with a stun gun after officers raided a home [JURIST report] in Birmingham early Wednesday morning. Authorities said the 24-year-old Omar, a suspect in the failed July 21 bombing attacks [JURIST report], was being taken to London's high-security Paddington Green police station, while the other three men arrested were being held elsewhere. Read a trabscript of a London Metropolitan Police press statement on the arrest. AP has more.
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