Press release

Secretary of State and Justice Minister briefed on investigation

Chief Constable briefs Secretary of State for Northern Ireland and Justice Minister on attempted murder investigation

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The Secretary of State and the Justice Minister met the Chief Constable today to receive a briefing from him and senior police colleagues on the ongoing investigation into the attack by Dissident Republicans on a police officer in North Belfast on Sunday Evening.

The Secretary of State and the Justice Minister repeated their condemnation of the attack and highlighted the public duty and service provided by PSNI officers across all parts of the community in Northern Ireland to keep people safe and secure. They also repeated their appeal for anyone with any information to contact the police.

The Chief Constable will continue to keep both the Secretary of State and the Justice Minister fully informed of the developing investigation.

Published 26 January 2017