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£10,000 cannabis find in east Belfast

Police also found a quantity of fireworks and suspected imitation firearms. Credit: PressEye

Police have found £10,000 worth of cannabis plants during house searches in east Belfast.

Officers also found a quantity of fireworks and a number of suspected imitation firearms in the Pilot Street area on Thursday.

A 21-year-old man was arrested, questioned and subsequently released on bail pending further enquiries.

Missing Lurgan boy found ‘safe and well’

Police have thanked everyone for their support. Credit: PSNI Craigavon

A 9-year-old boy who was reported missing in Lurgan has been found ‘safe and well’.

The PSNI issued an appeal to help find Connor Creaney who had failed to return home after playing with friends in the Shankill area on Thursday afternoon.

PSNI officers and community rescue volunteers carried out overnight searches in the area.

On Friday, a police statement said the boy had been 'found safe and well'.

Police have also thanked everyone for their support during the appeal.


Urgent PSNI appeal over missing Lurgan boy

Police say any sightings or information could be vital to finding the young boy. Credit: PSNI Craigavon

Police and the family of a missing 9-year-old boy have issued an urgent appeal for information after he failed to return home on Thursday.

Connor Creaney are was last seen at 3.30pm in the Shankill area of Lurgan.

Officers say they are concerned for the whereabouts of the youngster who went out to play with friends.

PSNI officers as well as community rescue volunteers conducted searches in the area overnight.

Police reissued an appeal for information on Friday morning.

Police issued photos of the boy via social media in a bid to try and trace him. Credit: PSNI Craigavon

Sergeant Melanie Gibson said; “Conor is described as 4’5” tall, with brown hair. He was last seen wearing a navy and blue jacket, navy tracksuit bottoms and grey trainers."

Police say any sightings or information could be vital to finding him.

The public have been asked to contact police on 101 and quote the reference number 2 16/2/18.

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