Arrest over mortar attack on police

Published Monday, 14 April 2014
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A man arrested by police investigating a dissident republican mortar bomb attack on a PSNI vehicle in west Belfast has been released unconditionally.

Arrest over mortar attack on police
The scene of the attack after a device is fired at police in west Belfast (© Kevin Scott)

Officers were attacked in the Falls Road area close to Belfast City Cemetery on Friday 14 March.

No-one was injured but a family with young children, who had been driving in the area at the time, were caught up in the blast. A group calling itself the IRA later admitted responsibility.

Police investigating the incident arrested a 44-year-old in west Belfast on Monday.

He was taken to Antrim Serious Crime Suite for questioning before his release.

© UTV News
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