Northern Ireland

Whitehead search: Man held over explosives and weapons

Whitehead alert Image copyright Dorrian60
Image caption Army bomb disposal experts at the scene of the alert

A man arrested in Whitehead, County Antrim, is being questioned on suspicion of having firearms and explosives in suspicious circumstances.

The 51-year-old was arrested after a house on Edward Road in the village was searched on Thursday afternoon.

A security alert connected to the search operation has now ended.

Police have not released any details about what was found during the search.