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Fourth arrested in probe of 'paedophile hunter' confrontation with BBC

A fourth man has been arrested on in connection with an incident in which BBC journalist Kevin Magee was confronted by a group of so-called paedophile hunters.

Three men aged 28, 32, and 34 were arrested on Monday morning on suspicion of a number of offences, including disorderly behaviour and attempted intimidation.

These offences were in relation to an incident on Botanic Avenue in Belfast on the evening on Tuesday February 6.

The 32-year-old and 34-year-old were also arrested on suspicion of obstructing a road on the same date.

All three have been arrested on suspicion of a number of offences including common assault, false imprisonment and disorderly behaviour on a number of dates between September 2017 and February 2018.

A 44-year-old man was arrested on has been arrested on suspicion of assault occasioning actual bodily harm and false imprisonment.

This relates to an incident in Belfast on 23 November 2017.

All four men remain in police custody.

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