'Suspected drugs' found at Newry Leisure Centre
A source who told this newspaper about the discovery said they were concerned about what could have happened if the substance had been picked up by a child.
A police spokesperson said: “Police in Ardmore received a report that a bag containing a trace amount of suspected drugs was found in Newry Leisure Centre [on] Saturday morning, November 25.
“Officers were made aware on Monday, November 27 and advised that the item had been disposed of. Enquiries continue.”
Meanwhile, a council spokesperson said: “Newry, Mourne and Down District Council is working closely with the police in relation to this allegation. The Council cannot comment any further on this matter.”