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Drugs worth £20,000 seized after police stop car in north Belfast

Police have seized drugs worth £20,000

DRUGS with an estimated street value of £20,000 have been seized after police searched a car in north Belfast on Monday.

Officers stopped the car at around 5.25pm in the Hillview Road area.

A quantity of suspected Class A drugs was recovered along with around £1,000 in cash and other items.

A 20-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of various drugs-related offences. He is in police custody assisting with enquiries.

A follow-up search in the Ormeau area of south Belfast uncovered a further quantity of suspected Class A drugs.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “Police are committed to reducing the harm these dangerous drugs and individuals pose to our community."

Anyone who has information on illegal drugs or drug dealing is asked to contact police on the non-emergency number 101 or phone Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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