66-year-old arrested in Bloody Sunday probe

Marchers on January 30th, 1972, the day that would become known as Bloody Sunday.
Marchers on January 30th, 1972, the day that would become known as Bloody Sunday.

Detectives from Legacy Investigation Branch investigating the events of Bloody Sunday have arrested a 66 year old man in County Antrim.

The suspect is being interviewed at a police station in Belfast.

The officer leading the investigation, Detective Chief Inspector Ian Harrison, said today’s arrest marked a new phase in the overall investigation which would continue for some time.