Gun found near Lagan Towpath in Belfast
A firearm has been found on a pathway close to the Lagan Towpath in the Sharman Road area of Belfast.
Police were called at around 1:10pm on Tuesday and the item was taken away for further examination.
Detective Sergeant Keith Wilson said: "Anyone who knows anything about this item, or who may have noticed any suspicious activity in the area recently, is asked to contact Musgrave Police Station on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 494 of 21/03/17.
"Or if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.”