Detectives investigating a burglary in Dungiven and a robbery in Derry/Londonderry have made an arrest.

A 29-year-old man was arrested this morning, Tuesday 25th July, in the Drumahoe area on suspicion of a number of offences, including burglary, robbery and possession of a firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence.

The arrest is in connection to a report of a burglary at a property in the Dernaflaw Cottages area of Dungiven on Monday, 24th April and a robbery at a bookmakers in the Church Brae area of Derry/Londonderry on Thursday, 25th May.

He remains in custody at this time, assisting detectives with their enquiries.

Our investigation remains ongoing into both of these reports and anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting reference numbers 2035 of 24/4/23 and 475 of 25/05/23.