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Two arrests after Belfast drug seizures

The two men were arrested following drug seizures in Belfast. (stock photo)
The two men were arrested following drug seizures in Belfast. (stock photo)

Two men have been arrested following the seizure of suspected class A drugs in Belfast.

On Friday, police stopped a car on the Cavehill Road and a subsequent search uncovered a quantity of suspected cocaine.

A further search was carried out at a house in the Antrim Road area of north Belfast, where police found suspected class A drugs.

A 40-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of two counts of possessing a class A controlled drug and possession of a class A controlled drug with intent.

Another man aged 20 was arrested on suspicion of possessing of a class A controlled drug, possession of a class A controlled drug with intent to supply and using a motor vehicle without insurance.

Both men have been release don bail pending further inquiries.

PSNI Sergeant Angela Elliott said: “We are committed to making Northern Ireland a hostile environment to those within our local community involved in drug dealing.

"We will seek to identify them, arrest them and bring them before the courts. I would encourage anyone with information about the sale and supply of illegal drugs to get in touch with police.

“Community intelligence is key in enabling us to gather an accurate picture of what is happening in our local communities and to focus our resources on the areas and issues people are concerned about."

Police can be contacted on 101 or through the online reporting form on the PSNI website.

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