Northern Ireland

Men charged with conspiring to commit robbery in east Belfast

Four men have been charged with conspiracy to carry out a robbery in the Belfast area.

The men, aged 39, 36, 42 and 48, were arrested on Friday afternoon near a property in the Sydenham area of east Belfast.

A large knife and suspected firearm were recovered.

They are also charged with aggravated burglary and firearms offences. They are expected to appear in court on Monday.

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