Detectives from the Police Service’s Terrorism Investigation Unit investigating reports of shots being fired at a bonfire in Derry / Londonderry in August have conducted a number of searches and arrested a man this morning, Tuesday 8th November.

The 25-year-old man has been arrested under the Terrorism Act in the Derry / Londonderry area and taken to the Serious Crime Suite at Musgrave Police Station for interview.

Detective Inspector Clara Heaton said: “Today’s arrest and searches are part of an ongoing investigation into criminal activity and a number of items have been seized and removed for further examination.

“Enquiries are still ongoing into this incident, which was reported on Monday 15th August. "Anyone with information, or who may have captured footage which may assist enquiries, is asked to call police on 101, quoting reference number 2217 of 15/08/22.

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