Items recovered in east Belfast bomb alert

Police and the bomb squad
Police and the bomb squad

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.