27/02/2012

Woman Charged With Firearm Possession

A woman has been charged with possession of a firearm following a police search in west Belfast.

PSNI discovered a suspected firearm at a house in Norglen Parade early on Saturday morning.

The 27-year-old is due to appear in court at a later date.

A 31-year-old male and a 23-year-old female also arrested have been released pending reports.

The charge will be reviewed by the Public Prosecutions Service.

(CD/GK)

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