Co Antrim alert declared hoax

Published Saturday, 23 February 2013
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A suspicious object, which sparked a security alert between Whiteabbey and Carrickfergus in Co Antrim, has been declared a hoax.

Co Antrim alert declared hoax
Army bomb experts examined the suspicious object (© PSNI)

It was found in the Shore Road area on Saturday night.

Police and army bomb experts attended the scene.

The area was sealed off between Glenville Road and Jordanstown Road for a time. It has now reopened to traffic.

The security alert is over.

© UTV News
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4 Comments
Marty in Newtownabbey wrote (614 days ago):
Why are people having a go at utv, they published the tweet from the psni so blame the provider of the misinformation not the messenger
Democ in In a democracy wrote (614 days ago):
It's a jordansrown hoax it's nowhere near carrick
lynne in Carrick wrote (614 days ago):
Thats newtownabbey. NOT Carrick!
john in oooo now wrote (614 days ago):
Glenville Road and Jordanstown Road is not in carrickfergus and wouldnt even be class as greenisland utv always states wrong news and locations that it publishes its in newtownabbey the security alert was try and get things right from now on cause 40% 0f the time use always state wrong new.
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