'Object' removed by forensics after Belfast security alert

Forensic officers at the scene
Forensic officers at the scene

Homes were evacuated in Belfast as police dealt with a security alert in the city this afternoon.

The Little George's Street area was closed to traffic for a time and Army Technical Officer have removed an object for forensic examination.

The area was cordoned off

The area was cordoned off

A PSNI spokesman added: "The security alert has now ended."