Detectives investigating the attempted murder of DCI John Caldwell on 22nd February 2023 have arrested a 25-year-old man in connection with the claim of responsibility made following the attack.
He was arrested under Section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000 following a search of a property in the Londonderry area.
He was also arrested in relation to a hoax security alert last month on Lone Moor Road in Derry/Londonderry where a suspicious object was found in the middle of the road, close to Celtic Court which caused significant disruption for local residents and football fans arriving for the Derry City v Shamrock Rovers game.
The man has been taken to Musgrave Serious Crime Suite where he is being questioned by detectives.
UPDATE on Sunday, 12th March
The 25-year-old man arrested in connection with the claim of responsibility made following the attempted murder of Detective Chief Inspector John Caldwell has been released following questioning. The investigation continues.