Three Men To Appear In Court Charged With Robbery And Firearms Offences

Three men are to appear at Downpatrick Magistrates Court later today charged with robbery and firearms offences.

The men, aged 41, 26 and 20 were charged after police seized a shotgun on Castlewellan Road in Newcastle in the early hours of Sunday morning.
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A passing police patrol had noticed three men acting suspiciously at around 2am and, after an examination of the area, a shotgun was discovered concealed in a hedge. Three men were subsequently arrested.

The charges are to be reviewed by the PPS.


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