British police on Wednesday arrested a 21-year-old man and a 16-year-old youth in connection with an alleged plot to storm Canada's parliament and behead the prime minister, the BBC reported. Authorities also were conducting searches at three locations.

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The man, who was believed to be of Pakistani origin, was identified only as a resident of Bradford, England. West Yorkshire Police said he was arrested Tuesday night at Manchester airport

The force later said detectives also had arrested a teenager in Dewsbury, near Bradford, in connection with the same investigation.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.