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Loaded gun found stashed in Belfast apartment block's car park

By Staff Reporter

A loaded gun has been found in the underground car park of an apartment block in Belfast.

Detectives at Woodbourne Police Station are investigating after the firearm was discovered in North Howard Street.

Detective inspector Nicola Scott said: "The weapon was handed into police this morning by a member of the public who found it in the underground car park of an apartment block."

Army firearms experts examined the gun, made it safe and then sent it for further investigations.

Police said they were grateful to the member of the public for bringing the loaded weapon to their attention.

A spokesman added: "We are keen to hear from anyone who has any information about the gun or about how it came to be in the car park."

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