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PSNI seize hatchet, deal bags and knives following searches in Belfast

The items were found near an area where children play
A hatchet that was recovered

A hatchet that was recovered

One of the knives found

One of the knives found

The weapons were found in an area where children play

The weapons were found in an area where children play

Jamie McDowellSunday World

The PSNI have said they have seized a hatchet, two knives and deal bags in east Belfast.

During searches this morning the weapons were recovered in the Beechfield Street area of the city.

One of the knives found

One of the knives found

A PSNI spokesperson said: "The items were recovered near a park where children play and thankfully were recovered by Police before any potential serious incident.

"We are appealing to the public to be mindful of the dangers of these types of weapons and evidence of illegal drug use. Anyone with any information about dangerous weapons or illegal drug use or supply should contact Police on 101."

The weapons were found in an area where children play

The weapons were found in an area where children play

They added: “If you would prefer to remain anonymous, you can provide information via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.”


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