28/07/2006

Two arrested after firearm find

Two men have been arrested after police recovered a firearm in their car during a routine check in north Belfast in the early hours of this morning.

The vehicle was stopped at a police checkpoint on the Westland Road area of the city at around 1am today.

The two were arrested at the scene, and have been taken to the Serious Crime Unit in Antrim for questioning by detectives.

(EF/SP)

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