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Man (22) charged with possessing firearm and making threats to kill

A 22 year old man has been charged with possession of a firearm with intent, two counts of threats to kill, three counts of  assault on police, resisting police, criminal damage and possessing a medicinal product without prescription. He is expected to appear before Lisburn  Magistrates Court tomorrow morning, Monday 28 July.
As is normal  procedure all charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution  Service.
The charges are in connection with an incident  in the Hill Street area of Lurgan yesterday evening, Saturday 26 July, when a 19  year old man was threatened by another man.
The 19 year old man ran off and was  not injured during the incident.
A 22 year old man was arrested a short time  later on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent, assault on police,  resisting police and criminal damage.

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