Two arrests after altercation in Waringstown

The helicopter above Waringstown on New Year's Day.

The helicopter above Waringstown on New Year's Day.

Two men were arrested in Waringstown yesterday following an altercation in the village.

The pair, aged 24 and 26, were arrested following a incident in the Cambrai Drive area on Wednesday, January 1.

At around 1pm, it was reported that two men were involved in a verbal alteraction with another man. Police are investigating a report that a possible firearm was present during the incident.

Both men were arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm in suspicious circumstances. They are currently helping police with their enquiries.

A helicopter was used in the police operation which attracted a lot of attention in the village. Armed officers were also deployed to the scene.




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