A 21-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion riotous behaviour after police came under attack in Enniskillen in the early hours of Saturday morning.

A group of people pulled material out onto Cornagrade road before setting it alight after which the police received a number of of calls and when they arrived they were attacked with masonry and other missiles.

The Fire Service also attended to put out the fire. There were no reports of any injuries.

Scorch damage could be seen on Saturday morning.

Chief Inspector David Nixon said: "Police subsequently arrested a 21-year-old man on suspicion of a number of offences including riotous behaviour, obstructing police, arson and criminal damage and he remains in police custody this morning assisting us with our enquiries.

"I want to appeal to anyone who was in the area at this time and saw what happened to contact us.

"This was completely reckless behaviour that not only tied up valuable resources, but has no place in our community.

"If you have information which can help our investigation call us on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 400 of 13/07/19.

"Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime."