Northern Ireland

Tyrone dissident republican searches follow Cookstown arrest

Police have carried out searches in County Tyrone as part of investigations into dissident republican activity.

It is believed the searches are linked to the arrest of a 36-year-old woman in Cookstown on Tuesday night.

She was in a car stopped by the police on the Drum Road. A number of items found in the car were taken away for examination.

Meanwhile, a 39-year-old man has been arrested in Lurgan by police targeting dissident republicans.