Homes evacuated while police deal with suspect device

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Homes have been evacuated in Lurgan as police deal a suspect device.

Army Technical Officers are at the scene in Windsor Avenue not far from Lurgan Golf Club and Brownlow House.

Security alert in Lurgan

Security alert in Lurgan

Contractors working for NIE said a member of their staff discovered the suspect device shortly before 10am this morning.

The road from Brownlow House to the Golf Club is sealed off.

However it is understood access to the Golf Club can be gained via the Antrim Road.

Police said: “Police in Lurgan are at the scene of a suspect package in the Windsor Avenue area.

“ATO are in attendance. A number of homes have been evacuated,” said a spokesperson.