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Man (20s) charged after being found with €45k worth of suspected cocaine

The man was found by gardaí on MacCurtain Street in Cork.

The seized drugs
The seized drugs
Image: Garda Press Office

A MAN HAS been arrested following the seizure of approximately €45,000 worth of suspected cocaine in Cork.

At around 2pm yesterday, while on patrol on MacCurtain Street, gardaí witnessed a man in his 20s acting suspiciously.

Upon seeing gardaí, the man attempted to hide in a nearby doorway.

He was searched and found to be in possession of €45,000 worth of suspected cocaine (pending analysis).

The man was arrested and taken to Mayfield Garda Station and detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

He has since been charged and is due to appear before Cork City District Court this morning at 10.30am.

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