24/10/2018

Alert Issued After 'Wire Trap' Discovered In NI Country Park

Police have issued a warning to the public following reports of a wire trap being planted on Belfast's Cave Hill Country Park.

Park wardens were alerted when a wire was discovered to be strung across parts of a trail in a "potentially dangerous position" on Tuesday morning, 23 October.

Police said that nothing had been found after a search, but urged all users of the area to take extra caution.
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"We are asking that any cyclists or walkers who are out on trails be mindful of their own safety," the PSNI's warning said.

"Obviously, if you're in the park and you see any wire or anything else untoward, please contact Belfast city council."



(JG)

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