Detectives investigating a report of an attempted hijacking in the Hollymount Park area of Derry/Londonderry at approximately 9.35pm on Friday February 17th  and the subsequent discovery of a suspicious device in the Corrody Road area on Saturday February 18th, have conducted a number of searches of properties in the area.

A number of items have been seized and three men aged 54, 29 and 32 have been arrested under Section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000.

They remain in police custody assisting with enquiries.