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Police search for masked men carrying a large blade in north Belfast

Police are appealing for information 

Police are appealing for information following the sighting of three masked men, one of which was reported to have been carrying a large blade, in north Belfast.

The incident was reported to police at around 12:30am on Tuesday in the Kansas Avenue area.

Detective Sergeant Eric Fairfield said: “Our enquiries are continuing and anyone who witnessed anything suspicious in the area or who may have information which may assist us is asked to contact detectives in Musgrave on 101 quoting reference number 43 of 13/04/21.

“You can also submit a report line using the non-emergency reporting form via or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via online at”


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