LISTEN: 'Hoax' security alert at Antrim school and threatening letters sent to second school

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by Q Radio News

Disruption has been caused at two schools in County Antrim following two separate incidents.

Police were called to Larne High School earlier today following reports that a suspect device had been left in the vicinity of the school in the Sallagh Park area. 

Extensive searches were carried out on the grounds but the alert was later declared a hoax. 

Larne High School posted the following statement on its facebook page: 

The MP for east Antrim Sammy Wilson has condemned those behind the security incident: 

Meanwhile, nearby Larne and Inver Primary School says it also received an anonymous threat this morning after returning from mid-term break. 

School Principal Kirk Patterson told Q Radio police were called in immediately. 

Two anonymous letters were taken away for further investigation.

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