Man arrested in dissident republican probe in north Belfast


Police investigating dissident republican activity have arrested a man in north Belfast.

He was detained following searches in the area.

Detective Constable Tracey Blair said: “Detectives from Reactive and Organised Crime Branch investigating dissident republican activity in north Belfast have carried out two searches in the area this afternoon, Tuesday 15 December, and arrested a 31-year-old man.

“A number of mobile phones were also seized in the searches.

“The man has been taken to the Serious Crime Suite at Musgrave Police Station for questioning.”