Petrol bomb thrown at police in Poleglass drug search

Glenbawn Avenue Police were attacked while searching a property at Glenbawn Avenue in Poleglass

A petrol bomb has been thrown at police officers searching a house on the outskirts of west Belfast.

Officers carrying out drug searches at Glenbawn Avenue in Poleglass on Saturday were also attacked with stones and bottles. No-one was injured.

Police said they seized suspected Class B and Class C drugs.

A 27-year-old man is to appear at Lisburn Magistrates Court on 13 September, charged with possessing the drugs with intent to supply.

A 17-year-old man has been charged with riotous behaviour and criminal damage.

He is expected to appear before Lisburn Youth Court on 7 September.

More Northern Ireland stories



BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.