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Police make £1.2m cocaine seizure

Published 23/09/2016

The drugs were found when officers stopped a car on the West Bank Road in Belfast
The drugs were found when officers stopped a car on the West Bank Road in Belfast

Cocaine worth an estimated £1.2 million has been seized by police in Belfast.

The drugs were found when officers stopped a car on the West Bank Road in Belfast on Friday night. A 28-year-old man was arrested.

Officers from the Police Service of Northern Ireland's Reactive and Organised Crime Branch carried out the operation.

Detective Inspector Keith Galway said: "We are delighted to have removed this large amount of dangerous drugs off the streets of Northern Ireland. We are committed to making Northern Ireland a hostile environment for those individuals involved in drugs criminality."

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