Belfast alert was an 'elaborate hoax'

Belfast alert was an 'elaborate hoax'

Residents have been allowed to return to their homes in west Belfast after a security alert was declared a hoax.

Police were called to Westrock Park on Saturday afternoon after a suspicious object was found.A number of homes were evacuated while the army bomb squad investigated the scene. They later declared the object to be an elaborate hoax.Police said all residents have now been allowed to return. Anyone who has more information on this incident has been asked to contact the PSNI by dialling the new non-emergency number 101.

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