21/02/2024

Man Wanted In Hungary Arrested In North Belfast

A 66-year-old man man wanted in Hungary for robbery offences has been arrested in North Belfast.

Officers from Tennent Street Local Policing Team made the arrest on the evening of Tuesday, 20 February, on behalf of the PSNI's International Policing Unit.

Sergeant Davey from the International Policing Unit said: "This arrest is good example of our continued work to locate and arrest those wanted internationally.
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"We worked with the National Crime Agency and Hungarian authorities to track the wanted person down to an address in Belfast.

"The Police Service of Northern Ireland will continue to work with our national and international partners to locate and arrest those sought for extradition.

"Our message is clear that there is nowhere to hide in Northern Ireland, and that we will actively pursue all wanted persons believed to be in this jurisdiction."

The man will appear before extradition court in Belfast later today, Wednesday, 21st February.

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