Man arrested under Terrorism Act in Belfast

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A 39-year-old man was yesterday arrested under the Terrorism Act by detectives from the PSNI's Criminal Investigation Branch.

He was arrested following the search of a property in the Mill Avenue area of Ligoniel in connection with a viable pipe bomb that was discovered during a security alert in the Antrim Road area of north Belfast on Monday, 6th November, 2017.

Detective Inspector Michael McDonnell said a number of items were seized during yesterday’s search and taken away for forensic examination.

The man was later released unconditionally.