Male arrested following lengthy police operation in Cookstown

Police say they arrested and removed a male following an incident in Cookstown last night.

The operation in the Coagh Crescent area last several hours and motorists and pedestrians were asked to avoid the area.

In a social media post, Mid Ulster PSNI thanked the public for their patience and assistance.

No further details of the incident have been made public.

Police say they arrested a male in Cookstown following a lengthy operation.

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