Security alert in Killyleagh 'a hoax'
Published Wednesday, 13 August 2014
A security alert in Killyleagh, Co Down has been declared a hoax by police.
Police are at the scene of the alert. (© UTV)
A suspicious object was discovered at Castleview on Wednesday morning after a window of a house was broken.
The army bomb squad were tasked to the scene and a number of homes were evacuated.
However, in the afternoon, police confirmed that the object was a hoax.
Residents have since been allowed home and roads reopened.
Police are appealing for anyone who saw or heard any suspicious activity in Castleview around 9:45am on Wednesday to contact them.
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