Northern Ireland

Newtownabbey security alerts: Man released on bail

A 30-year-old man arrested by detectives investigating recent security alerts in Newtownabbey, County Antrim, has been released on police bail.

He had been arrested on suspicion of riot, improper use of public electronic communications network and making explosives under suspicious circumstances, police have said.

The arrest followed two searches in the Newtownabbey area. Several items were seized.