Suspicious device in Cookstown was 'nothing untoward'

The security alert in the Beechway area of Cookstown has ended.

Sunday, 11th April 2021, 7:05 pm
Updated Sunday, 11th April 2021, 7:08 pm

A suspicious object, discovered in the area this afternoon was examined by Ammunition Technical Officers (ATO).

It has since been declared as nothing untoward, and has been removed for further examination.

Inspector Michael Patton said: “It is believed the object may be a remnant from the First World War.

Residents return to their homes.

“Residents have now returned to their homes, and I am keen to thank those who were inconvenienced for their patience and understanding.”

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