Items recovered in east Belfast bomb alert

Police and the bomb squad
Police and the bomb squad
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Army bomb experts were called to east Belfast on Monday and one man was arrested after a police raid of a property in Castlereagh Parade.

Residents were evacuated, but by Monday evening police had ended their search and residents were allowed to return to their homes.

Det Insp Sean Taylor said: “A number of items were recovered from the property and they have been taken for further forensic examination.”

A 63-year-old man arrested in remained in police custody.