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PSNI Seizes Dangerous Weapons At Funeral In Strabane

Niall Colbert
Niall Colbert

3:26 PM - 27 Feb 2020



A number of dangerous weapons have been seized at a funeral in Northern Ireland.

The PSNI recovered several machetes, axes and Stanley knives in Strabane.

They were recovered after a disturbance broke out within a church on the Melmount Road.

No injuries were reported in the incident.

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Three men, aged 17, 22 and 32 have been arrested.

PSNI Superintendent Emma Bond says "A significant proactive policing operation was in place this morning.

She says police were aware of tensions between people who were attending the funeral.

They are appealing to anyone with influence to help bring about a calm resolution to the current issues.



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