‘WAKING The Dead’ detectives have arrested a man in his 60s over the attempted murder of a prison officer 35 years ago.
The attack happened in June 1977 on the Oldpark Road, in north Belfast.
The sixty-five-year-old suspect was arrested on Wednesday and is being questioned at the serious crime suite in Antrim.
Detectives from Serious Crime Branch are conducting a renewed investigation into the murder bid.
The arrest follows fresh information obtained by detectives.