WALES Extremism and Counter Terrorism Unit (WECTU) assisted by South Wales Police have been investigating reports of explosive materials being held at an address in Ely, Cardiff.

A second person: 51 year old Natalie Parsons has now been charged with the following offences:
Two offences of making or possessing an explosive substance with intent to endanger life or cause serious injury to property, Contrary to Section 4 of the Explosives Act 1883.
Four offences of possession of a document containing information useful to terrorism contrary to section 58 of the Terrorism Act 2000
Parsons will appear before Westminster magistrates court on Monday September 3rd.

On Friday August 31st 27-year-old Edward John Harris was charged with the following offences:
Four offences of making or possessing an explosive substance with intent to endanger life or cause serious injury to property, Contrary to Section 4 of the Explosives Act 1883.
Four offences of possession of a document containing information useful to terrorism contrary to section 58 of the Terrorism Act 2000.
Harris appeared before Westminster magistrates court on Saturday September 1st and was subsequently remanded in custody until September 27th.

Detective Superintendent Jim Hall, Head of WECTU said: “ Our investigation continues but we must stress that there is no evidence to suggest any specific terrorist threat against Cardiff or that people in Cardiff are at any greater risk, however we would remind people to remain vigilant and report any suspicions to the police.”

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