Police '˜break barricade' to make arrest

Police have arrested a person for '˜50 plus frauds' in Ballymena - but they had to break down a door to accomplish their objective!

Police released an image after the operation.

Posting on the local PSNI facebook page, they said: “What happens when you actively avoid arrest for 50+ frauds and barricade yourself into your flat?

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“Well on this occasion DST (District Support Team) will come and relocate your door and ourdetectives will take you into custody.”

They concluded on a more formal basis: “DST assisted in a search today in Ballymena for detectives investigating a number of fraud occurrences across the North Area, a person is now in custody.”