Detectives from the Terrorism Investigation Unit are continuing to appeal for information following a report that a number of masked and armed men entered licensed premises in the Dungiven on Friday evening, 19th January. 

Detective Inspector Wilson said: "We are investigating reports that armed and masked men entered four local bars in Dungiven sometime between 7.15pm and 7.20pm, claiming to represent the IRA, and threatened people inside. 

"We know that the bars were heavily populated and detectives are keen to speak with anyone who was in any of the bars at the time to contact Police with any information to assist with the investigation. 

"We arrested a 58-year-old man on Sunday, 21st January, under the Terrorism Act and he remains in police custody at this time. 

"Anyone who can help with ongoing enquiries is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 1421 19/01/24.”

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