Homes evacuated in security alert

Lepper Street, Belfast. Picture: Google.
Lepper Street, Belfast. Picture: Google.

A number of homes in north Belfast have been evacuated during a security alert.

Police are currently in attendance at the incident in the Lepper Street area following the discovery of a suspicious object in the area this afternoon (Monday).

Lepper Street has been closed to traffic between New Lodge Road and Hillman Street.

There are no further details at this time.