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Man arrested after shotgun recovered from car released on bail pending further enquiries

The 24-year-old was detained after a vehicle was stopped in the Wellington Road area of Dungannon on Saturday

A 24-year-old man arrested by police officers following the search of a vehicle in the Wellington Road area of Dungannon in the early hours of Saturday has been released on bail.

Just before 1.30am, police stopped a vehicle being driven in the Wellington Road area of the town and officers subsequently found, and recovered, a shotgun.

The man was arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm in suspicious circumstances and possession of a firearm without a licence.

Police confirmed on Sunday that the man has now been released on bail pending further enquiries.

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