Man arrested on suspicion of carrying a carrying a firearm

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A man has been arrested in Derry on suspicion of carrying a carrying a firearm, threats to kill and having articles to commit arson.

Police say the 41 year old was arrested in the Glendale Road and Altcar Park areas of the Shantallow at around (9:30pm on Sunday night.

A firing pistol and petrol can were recovered. The man remains in custody assisting police with their enquiries.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information is asked to contact police at Strand Road on 0845 600 8000. Information can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.