Northern Ireland

Crossmaglen: Arrest during 'fuel laundering plant' discovery

Police car at scene of arrest Image copyright BBC Gordon Adair
Image caption Police and NIEA staff made the discovery at Loughross Road, Crossmaglen, on Thursday

A suspected fuel laundering plant has been discovered and a man has been arrested on suspicion of waste offences in County Armagh.

The arrest was made at Loughross Road, Crossmaglen, during a joint operation with the Northern Ireland Environment Agency and police on Thursday morning.

A 52-year-old man is being questioned about waste and land contamination offences.

HMRC has been notified of the fuel plant discovery.