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Man held in searches linked to dissident republicans

Police have arrested a 43-year-old man in Strabane today in connection with ongoing investigations into suspected dissident republican activity. 

Detective Inspector Orr said, “The investigation is currently ongoing. We have conducted searches of land in Back Row and also along the riverside, as well as the search of a property.

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“We have arrested a 43-year-old man who has been taken to Musgrave Serious Crime Suite where he is currently helping police with their enquiries.”

It’s understood a number of searches are continuing in the Head of the Town area.

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