A Lance Corporal has been detained for questioning in connection to a report of robbery with violence.

The officer was arrested on Tuesday during an intelligence-led police operation.

Police said the robbery with violence occurred on February 10 in Maloney Gardens where the victim was assaulted and threatened during a home invasion.

The lance corporal is expected to be placed on several identification parades.

In a separate incident, six people between the ages of 19 and 37, were arrested on Tuesday night for gambling in public.

The six were detained at about 10 pm, in the vicinity of Building 12, Maloney Gardens. Police were conducting patrols in the area when they received a report of a disturbance.

Upon responding, they saw the group of men gathered outside, the officers intervened and detained six members of the group.

They are expected to be charged with assembling to gamble, and breaching of curfew.