27/01/2020

L'Derry Alert Declared As Hoax

A security alert in the Fanad Drive/Eastway area of L'Derry has ended, police have confirmed.

A number of roads in the area were closed last night, Sunday 26 January, following reports of a suspicious object.

ATO attended the scene and later declared the device as a hoax.

The roads have since been reopened and all schools are open as normal today, Monday 27.
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Police have appealed for anyone with information regarding the incident to contact detectives in Strand Road on 101 quoting reference 1574 of 26/01/20.



(JG/CM)

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