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Two arrested as £10,000 of suspected heroin seized

Detectives from Reactive and Organised Crime Branch have made two arrests and seized heroin with an estimated street value of £10,000 in Co Armagh.

Police stopped a car on the Church Street area of Poyntzpass this afternoon, Tuesday, September 27.

A 40-year-old woman and 49-year-old man have been arrested on suspicion of possession of a class A controlled drug, possessing a class A controlled drug with intent to supply and importation of a class A controlled drug and are currently in police custody.

Commenting on the operation Detective Inspector Keith Gawley said: “This operation is yet another example of our determination to reduce the availability of this killer drug and I appeal to anyone who has any concerns or information about illegal drugs to contact their local Police on the non-emergency number 101.

“Or, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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