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Police seize class A drugs and imitation firearm from teen (17) in Armagh

The male offender remains in custody
Clodagh Meaney

A teenage boy has been arrested in Armagh for possession of drugs and assaulting an officer.

Police detained the 17-year-old shortly before 7.45pm on Thursday November 26th following an incident in the Crossmaglen area of south Armagh.

While attending a property in the area, local and neighbourhood policing team officers found an imitation firearm and a quantity of suspected Class A drugs with an estimated street value of £2,500.

The 17-year-old male was arrested on suspicion of a number of offences, including possession of Class A controlled drugs with intent to supply and assaulting police.

He remains in custody at this time, assisting with enquiries.

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