'Wartime object' found in Carrick garden

Published Sunday, 07 October 2012
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Police have removed what is believed to be an old wartime bomb from a residential garden in Carrickfergus, Co Antrim.

'Wartime object' found in Carrick garden
Police have been called to examine the device. (© UTV)

It was discovered in the Prospect Grove area of the Co Antrim town on Sunday.

A security alert was declared and a number of homes were evacuated while army bomb squad officers carried out tests on the suspicious device.

It has now been removed for further examinations.

Police said: "ATO attended and took away what is thought to be an old wartime type object for further examination."

All residents have been allowed to return back to their homes.

© UTV News
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