Northern Ireland

Drugs and guns seized from house in Lawrencetown

Police have recovered suspected ketamine, cocaine and cannabis from a house in Lawrencetown, County Down.

PSNI officers carried out a search of the property at Halls Mill Green outside Banbridge on Friday morning, as part of a joint operation with the UK Border Agency against the importation of illegal drugs.

A man in his 20s has been arrested.

A handgun and a blank firing pistol were also seized. Tests are ongoing to establish if the handgun is genuine.

Police said the value of the drugs is believed to be around £10,000.