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Drugs arrest following search in south Belfast's Botanic Gardens

The search happened in the Botanic Gardens area of south Belfast

A 26-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested on suspicion of possessing Class A drugs following a search in the Botanic Gardens area of south Belfast.

The search happened on Monday and the arrested man remained in custody.

The operation involved south Belfast neighbourhood police and the PSNI's Tactical Support Group.

Police urged anyone with information about illicit drugs in their communities to phone them on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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