Longford Road closed as police arrest man suspected of making death threats

A 52-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill earlier today (July 23).

Friday, 23rd July 2021, 5:27 pm
Updated Friday, 23rd July 2021, 5:28 pm

Police attended a property on Longford Road at around 10.34 this morning, arresting a 52-year-old man on suspicion of making threats to kill and sending via public communication a message an offensive/ indecent/obscene/ menacing message.

When officers arrived at the scene, they established a temporary road closure as a safety precaution, but it has since been lifted and a spokesperson has said there is no cause for concern to the wider public.

The 52-year-old remains in custody at this stage and the investigation is set to continue.

Police (stock image)