A woman has been arrested after getting off a flight from Sierra Leone at Heathrow Airport as part of an investigation into Female Genital Mutilation.

The 38-year-old, who is a British national born in Sierra Leone, was this afternoon being quizzed at a west London police station.

The Met said a 13-year-old girl from Sierra Leone, who was travelling with the suspect, has been taken into the care of social services.

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