‘Nothing untoward’ in Londonderry security alert

The scene at Southway
The scene at Southway

A security alert in the Southway area of Londonderry ended on Friday with nothing untoward found.

The police operation began on Thursday afternoon following a report of a suspicious object.

A PSNI spokesman said he regretted the inconvenience and disruption caused to local residents but that “we have a responsibility to keep people safe and we will not take any chances”.