Police receive warning of two pipe bombs 'abandoned' in Limavady

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Members of the public are being warned not to touch anything that looks suspicious in Limavady. 

Police recieved a warning in the early hours of this morning that two pipe bombs had been abandoned in the Sperrin Road area. 

Officers conducted extensive searches and nothing was found.

However they've asked residents to be 'extra vigilant' and to call 999 if they spot anything unusual.

Inspector Stephen McCafferty said: “I would ask residents in the Sperrin Road area to be extra vigilant.  If anyone should find anything suspicious I would ask that they do not lift or touch it.  They should phone police immediately on 999.

“If anyone noticed any suspicious activity or vehicles being driven in a suspicious manner in the Sperrin Road area please contact police at Limavady on the non-emergency number 101."

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