Public thanked for their cooperation during security alert - residents moved from their homes have now returned

Monday, 22nd November 2021, 1:34 pm

In a statement the PSNI said enquiries are ongoing into the incident and anyone with information is asked to contact them.

The Niblock Road in Antrim has now reopened.

Inspector Porter said: “Just before 8.40am it was reported to police that a suspicious object was located in the area.

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“The object which has been declared an elaborate has been taken away for further examination.

“Residents who were moved from their homes have now been able to return.”

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Pacemaker Press 22/11/21 Police at ATO at the scene of a security alert in Meadow Lands, Antrim following the discovery of a suspicious object. The Niblock Road is closed at the junction with the Springfarm Road. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

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Pacemaker Press 22/11/21 Police at ATO at the scene of a security alert in Meadow Lands, Antrim following the discovery of a suspicious object. The Niblock Road is closed at the junction with the Springfarm Road. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

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