by Q Radio News and Rebecca Black, PA
A pellet gun has been seized following a security alert in Derry/Londonderry.
Police received a report of a suspected firearm in the Northland Road area at 1.15pm.
After a security operation which saw an area of Branch Road cordoned off, police said a pellet gun had been removed from the scene.
Chief Inspector Jonathan Hunter said: "Police examining a suspected firearm at the Northland Road area of Derry/Londonderry have finished at the scene.
"The road has now reopened and a pellet gun has been taken away for further forensic examination.
"Police would like to thank the public for their patience and co-operation during the incident."