Woman due in court on firearm and burglary charges

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A woman has been charged with burglary and possession of a firearm in connection with an incident alleged to have occurred in Newtonstewart at the weekend.

The 38-year-old is due to appear at Derry Magistrates’ Court this morning (Wednesday).

She was arrested following a police operation in the Clooney area of Derry on Tuesday, during which a police helicopter was deployed.

As is normal practice, the charges will be reviewed by the PPS.