Northern Ireland

Man arrested over north Belfast gun attack is released

Police sealed off a number of streets in the area following the gun attack
Image caption Police sealed off a number of streets in the area following the gun attack

A 53-year-old man arrested by police investigating a gun attack on officers in north Belfast on 5 December 2013 has been released unconditionally.

Three police vehicles came under fire as they travelled along the Crumlin Road, near Brompton Park. No-one was injured.

Assault rifles were used in the attack that was blamed on dissident republicans.

The man was arrested in north Belfast on Tuesday morning.

A number of people have already been charged in connection with the shooting.