The Police Service of Northern Ireland has arrested a 36-year-old man who is wanted to stand trial in Cork.
The man is wanted in relation to an assault that occurred in Fermoy, County Cork in August 2020.
According to the PSNI, the man was arrested by virtue of an international warrant by local response officers in north Belfast on Saturday, June 3rd.
The man will be brought before an Extradition Court in Belfast today, Sunday, 4th June.
International Policing Unit spokesperson Sergeant Davey said this arrest shows the working relationship between police services in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
“The arrest is another great example of partnership working between An Garda Síochána, the National Crime Agency, north Belfast response officers and the Police Service of Northern Ireland's International Policing Unit,” he said.
“Our determination and commitment to working with International Law Enforcement partners to track down wanted persons and bring offenders to justice continues.
“Our message is clear that we will relentlessly pursue those that are trying to delay or deny justice to victims of crime.”