MAN ARRESTED OVER CATTLE RUSTLING

cattle rustlingPOLICE investigating cattle rustling in Co Tyrone have arrested a 21-year-old man for questioning.

The suspect was arrested in Dungannon on Friday afternoon as part of an operation.

According to the PSNI, officers received a report that cattle had been stolen from a property on the Tullyroan Road in Dungannon sometime between November 20 and November 21.

He is being questioned on suspicion of burglary and fraud by false representation.

Area police boss Chief Insp Peter McMinn said: “Police working in conjunction with colleagues from the Department of Agriculture searched premises in the Armagh area yesterday.

“As a result, today we arrested one person.

“We recognise that agricultural crime is a concern for the community.

“We will continue to thoroughly investigate each and every incident.

“I would appeal for the anyone with information about those involved in agricultural crime to contact police.”

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