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Fifth man arrested by police investigating serious crime in Lurgan

A fifth man has been arrested by police investigating serious crime in Lurgan, county Armagh.

The 22-year-old man was arrested in the town following the apprehension of four others yesterday afternoon.

The man has been taken to a police station in Belfast for questioning.

The four men, two aged 22, 24 and 46, arrested yesterday remain in police custody.

A number of houses were evacuated in the Woodville Avenue area of Lurgan and police conducted a number of searches at properties in the town.

Three were arrested in Lurgan yesterday while the 46-year-old was apprehended in Coalisland.

They are being questioned at a Belfast police station.

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