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More than 100 'heroin wraps' seized after 'pro-active' policing operation

Police have appealed for information
Police have appealed for information

Five people have been arrested after more than 100 wraps of suspected heroin were seized during policing operations in Lisburn and Belfast.

Police said that 109 wraps of suspected heroin, worth around £2,700, were found after police officers noted some people acting suspiciously in the Sprucefield area of Lisburn at around 7.30pm on Sunday.

Five people were arrested on suspicion of drug related offences, including possession and possession with intent to supply.

"We carried out a drugs search and recovered a quantity of suspected class A drugs, seized nearly £3,000 in cash and arrested a 25 year old man, 23 year old man and a 33 year old woman on suspicion of a number of offences," Inspector Sayers said.

"During three subsequent follow-up searches at two properties in North Belfast and one in South Belfast, smaller amounts of suspected class A and class B drugs were recovered, and a number of items seized including mobile phones, documents, £200 in cash and a computer.

"A 24 year old male was arrested following the search in South Belfast and a 46 year old male arrested in North Belfast.

"Each of those arrested are currently helping with our enquiries."

The suspected heroin wraps. Credit: PSNI

Anyone with information about drug dealing can contact their local police station on 101.

Information can also be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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