Security alert has ended

A SECURITY alert in Crumlin has ended.

Police received a report last night (Thursday 16th January) at approximately 8:05pm that a suspicious device had been discovered in the Lurgan Road area, close to the junction of Maple Park.

Detective Sergeant Coulter said: “Police and ATO attended the scene, and a number of residents were evacuated as we worked to make the area safe.

“The device has since been taken away for further examination.

“Residents have since been allowed to return to their homes.

“Our enquiries are continuing, and I would appeal to anyone who noticed any suspicious activity in the Lurgan Road area last night, or anyone who has information that could assist us with our enquiries, to call us on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 1665 of 16/12/19.”

Alternatively, information can also be given anonymously through the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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