Two men and a woman arrested in Co Antrim on suspicion of blackmail



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Three people from Co Antrim have been arrested by Organised Crime Branch as part of an investigation into alleged blackmail offences.

A 33-year-old man and a 35-year-old woman were arrested in the Cloughmills area yesterday while a 36-year-old man was arrested in Ballymoney.

Police also seized a car for examination and searched a number of houses.

All three were being questioned at Coleraine PSNI station on Thursday night.

Meanwhile, police carrying out investigations into dissident republican terrorist activity have arrested a man in Belfast.

The 25-year-old was detained in the city on Thursday.

He has been taken to the Serious Crime Suite at Antrim police station for questioning.