Man arrested in Derry in connection with Syria activity

PSNI hi resA man has been arrested in Derry as part of inquiries into reports of alleged activity in Syria, police have said.

The 25-year-old  was detained at a house in Melmore Gardens in the Creggan area of the city this (Thursday) afternoon.

He has been taken to Antrim police station for questioning.

The arrest follows police investigations in July into allegations that a man from Derry had joined rebel forces in Syria.