A man has been charged with an offence under the Terrorism Act after a police raid in Salford.

Ataubaq Taj, of Hacking Street, Salford, has been charged with possession of a document, or record, likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism.

He's due in court next week.

The charge comes under section 58 of the Terrorism Act 2000.

Officers from Counter Terrorism Police North West executed a warrant at an address in Salford on Wednesday, January 8.

The news was released in a statement on Thursday.

Police said the 34-year-old was bailed to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court next Monday, February 10.

In the statement, Greater Manchester Police said: "A man has been charged with a terrorism offence in Manchester.

"Ataubaq Taj, 34, of Hacking Street, Salford, has been charged with one offence under Section 58 of the Terrorism Act 2000, which relates to the possession of a document or record likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism.

"He has been conditionally bailed and will appear at Westminster Magistrates’' Court on Monday 10 February 2020.

"Officers from Counter Terrorism Police North West executed an arrest warrant at an address in Salford on Wednesday 8 January 2020 and arrested a 34-year-old man on suspicion of a terrorism offence."

No further details have been revealed.