Northern Ireland

Arrest after reports of man with firearm in Lurgan

Portadown Road Image copyright Google Maps
Image caption Police attended the scene on the Portadown Road on Friday afternoon and arrested a 27-year-old man

A man has been arrested on suspicion of possessing a firearm or imitation firearm in suspicious circumstances in Lurgan, County Armagh.

The 27-year old-was also arrested on suspicion of possessing class C drugs.

The arrest followed reports of a man armed with a firearm in Portadown Road in the town at about 15:50 GMT on Friday.

An imitation firearm and a quantity of suspected class C drugs were recovered at the scene.

On Friday night the man remained in police custody.