Northern Ireland

East Belfast: Arrest after suspected cannabis and imitation firearms seized

Armed police were seen outside a house in the Frank Street area of east Belfast on Friday
Image caption Armed police were seen outside a house in the Frank Street area of east Belfast on Friday

A quantity of suspected cannabis and imitation firearms have been seized by police during a search of a house in Frank Street in east Belfast.

Armed police were seen outside a house in the street on Friday morning.

Police said a 30-year-old man had been arrested on suspicion of possession of a class B controlled drug and possessing a class B controlled drug with intent to supply.

The man remains in custody.

Image caption Police remained in the area during Friday morning