UPDATED NEWS: MAN ARRESTED AFTER POLICE SEIZE CROSSBOW AT BLOCK OF FLATS IN DERRY
POLICE say a 48-year-old man has been arrested following an incident in Derry this morning.
While police were dealing with the incident in the Glendara area. part of the Foyle Road was closed to traffic for a time between its junctions with Lone Moor Road and Bishop Street.
The alarm was raised after local people reporting that a man was armed with a crossbow and had fired an arrow at a nearby property.
Police teams surrounded a block of flats where the man was detained.
The man has been arrested on suspicion of several offences including criminal damage and possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.
He was taken to the PACE custody suite at Strand Road police station for questioning.