Poleglass alert 'an elaborate hoax'

Published Tuesday, 14 January 2014
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A security alert in Poleglass, west Belfast, has turned out to be a hoax.

Poleglass alert 'an elaborate hoax'
A police officer at the scene of the alert. (© UTV)

Police and army bomb experts examined a suspicious object which was discovered in the Bell Steel Road area on Tuesday evening.

They declared the item to be an "elaborate hoax".

The road, which was closed for a time, has now been reopened to traffic.

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