Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Terrorism Investigation Unit, investigating a vehicle hijacking and subsequent security alert in Omagh on Saturday, 6th May 2023, have arrested a third man.

Detective Inspector Wilson said: “The 41-year-old man has been arrested under the Terrorism Act following searches conducted in the Omagh area today (Monday 4th September) and is currently in custody for questioning.

“Our investigation continues and I would ask anyone with information which could be of assistance with our enquiries to contact detectives on 101, quoting reference number 2015 06/05/2023, or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at

“Information, including CCTV and dash cam footage, can also be provided to police through the Major Incident Public Portal at”

“Two 57-year-old men arrested earlier today remain in custody at this time.”