A 21-year-old man has been arrested in Derry over the attempted murder of a PSNI officer.
Detectives arrested the man in Derry last night in connection with activities of the new IRA.
The man was arrested under the Terrorism Act and was taken to the Serious Crime Suite at Musgrave Police Station for questioning.
A bomb was placed beside a police officer’s car at her home in Dungiven in April.
The device was left beside where the police officer’s three-year-old daughter sits in the car.
Detective Chief Inspector Andrew Hamlin said today: “The man has been arrested under the Terrorism Act in connection with the attempted murder of a female member of police staff, who is also a part time police officer, following the discovery of a viable explosive device beside the young mother’s car on the Ballyquin Road, Dungiven on Monday 19th April.”
Two other men had been previously arrested in connection with the incident.
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