Security alert ends and families start to be returned to their homes after suspicious object ‘declared a hoax’
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Police and Army Technical Officers had attended the scene.
The statement said that a suspicious object was examined and has been declared a hoax.
It has been taken away for further examination.
Springfield Avenue has re-opened and residents who were evacuated have been allowed to return home.
Inspector David McBride said: “We thank the public for their patience and would appeal to anyone with information about this incident to call us on 101, and quote reference number 451 of 15/06/20.
“You can also submit a report online using our non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/
“Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/”
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