Northern Ireland

Man arrested over mephedrone haul

Mephedrone
Image caption Mephedrone was banned on 16 April

A 22-year-old man has been arrested after police uncovered suspected mephedrone with an estimated street value of £30,000.

It was found during a planned search in First Avenue in Bangor on Tuesday night.

A police spokesperson said a number of other items were also removed for further examination.

Mephedrone, which has similar effects to amphetamine and ecstasy, was banned in the UK on 16 April.