Detectives investigating criminality linked to last week’s freedom of information data breach, have carried out a search in Lurgan today, Wednesday 16 August, and made an arrest.

A 39 year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of Collection of Information likely to be useful to Terrorists and is being questioned by Detectives at Musgrave Serious Crime Suite.

Detective Chief Superintendent Andy Hill said: “We are working tirelessly to address the risk posed to officers and staff.  Today’s search operation, and subsequent arrest, is just one piece of a largescale operation.

“We will continue in our efforts to disrupt criminal activity associated with this freedom of information data breach and to keep communities, and our officers and staff who serve them, safe.”