Officers from the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s International Policing Unit have arrested a 66-year-old man on an extradition warrant issued by Hungary for offences of robbery of a vulnerable person.

He will appear before extradition court in Belfast later today, Wednesday, 21st February.

Sergeant Davey from the International Policing Unit said: “This arrest is good example of our continued work to locate and arrest those wanted internationally.  

“We worked with the National Crime Agency and Hungarian authorities to track the wanted person down to an address in Belfast.  

“The man was arrested by officers from Tennent Street Local Policing Team in the North Belfast area on Tuesday evening, February 20th.  

“The Police Service of Northern Ireland will continue to work with our national and international partners to locate and arrest those sought for extradition.  

“Our message is clear that there is nowhere to hide in Northern Ireland, and that we will actively pursue all wanted persons believed to be in this jurisdiction.”