Two teenagers arrested after cannabis find

Newry Times News Posted by
Friday, July 26th, 2013

Police in Newry have arrested two men on suspicion of possession of Class B drugs.

On Monday evening, 22nd July, police were on patrol when they observed a man on Dominic Street who made off from them as they approached.

The male ran into Barcroft Park where he entered a forest. Officers searched the forest area and subsequently located the man with two other men in Barcroft Park.

The three again made off from police and a strong smell of cannabis was noted. Officers gave chase and a 17 year old was detained. A small bag of cannabis was recovered a short distance away.

The 17 year old man was arrested for possession of Class B drugs and obstruction and later released on bail pending further enquiries.

A 16 year old man was also arrested for possession of Class B drugs and was interviewed. He will be reported to the PPS.

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