Police presence in Birchdale

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THE ‘MAIL’ received a report of a heavy police presence in the Birchdale area on Wednesday morning.

According to an eye-witness, a police jeep entered the estate at around 8.45am on Wednesday following by a second van carrying officers.

Police, however, had no record of any operations taking place in the Birchdale area. A PSNI spokesperson suggested they may have been in a convey going to an operation elsewhere.