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£2k worth of suspected heroin found in east Belfast following property search

Three people have been arrested after police seized £2,000 worth of suspected heroin in the Haig Street area of east Belfast on Thursday night.

Officers from Belfast District Support Team seized the suspected drugs following the search of a property in the area.

Two men, aged 26 and 39, and a 39-year-old woman were arrested on suspicion of drugs offences, including Possession of a Class A controlled drug with intent to supply and possession of a xlass A controlled drug.

Several items were seized and have been taken away for further examination. All those arrested are currently in police custody.

Sergeant Corner from the Belfast District Support Team said: “These arrests and seizures demonstrate our commitment to policing the threat posed by drugs.

“Public safety is our first priority and we have removed dangerous drugs from the streets and prevented harm to people within our community.

“We are doing everything possible to pro-actively tackle the issue of illegal drugs.

“At the same time, we are working hard to make people aware of the real dangers posed to their health if they take illegal or controlled drugs. We would appeal to the public to speak to us on 101 if they have any concerns or information regarding drugs in their area.

“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.”

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