Attempted Murder of Prison Officer - Update

Attempted Murder of Prison Officer - Update

Police investigating the attempted murder of a prison officer in east Belfast on Friday 4 March arrested a 35 year old woman in the Belfast area earlier today. She has been taken to Musgrave Serious Crime Suite for questioning.

Detectives have also been granted an additional 24 hours by a court to question three men aged 34, 39 and 45 who were arrested on the evening of Sunday 6 March in relation to the investigation.

We are keen to hear from witnesses of this incident

The Police Service of Northern Ireland is appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information that will assist the investigation to contact us on the non-emergency number 101. Information can also be passed anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.