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Suspected firearm recovered in Newtownabbey

Police have recovered a suspected firearm in Newtownabbey following the report of suspicious activity.

Officers recovered the weapon in the Doagh Road area on Wednesday night.

Newtownabbey and Antrim District Commander, Superintendent Muir Clark said: “I am pleased that officers have taken this weapon off our streets and removed the harm it could have caused.

"The weapon has been forwarded for a detailed forensic examination. Our enquiries are continuing.”

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