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Suspected drugs worth £640,000 seized by police in Co Armagh

Police arrested three men

SUSPECTED drugs with an estimated street value of £640,000 have been seized by police in Co Armagh.

Herbal cannabis and drug-related paraphernalia were found during a planned searched of a property in the Newry Road area yesterday.

Two men aged 44 and a third man aged 42 were arrested on suspicion of a number of drug-related offences, including possession of a Class B controlled drug and possession of a Class B controlled drug with intent to supply.

All three men remained in police custody last night.

A PSNI spokesman said: "These arrests and seizures are further evidence of our ongoing commitment to removing and disrupting the illegal supply of drugs in Northern Ireland.

"We know that drugs can ruin lives and line the pockets of organised criminals, and we are determined to disrupt these criminal gangs."

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