by Q Radio News
A security alert in Derry/Londonderry has ended.
It's after a suspicious device was discovered outside a property in the Clon Elagh area of the city at around 10.10am this morning.
Following an inspection, it was declared an elaborate haox and residents who were evacuated, have been able to return to their homes.
Army Technical Officers have arrived at the scene of the security alert in the Clon Elagh area of #Derry. A device left on a resident’s doorstep has seen over 40 families evacuated from their homes pic.twitter.com/QBOnZbjkOd— Leona O'Neill (@LeonaONeill1) April 15, 2019
Inspector McDermott said, "I would like to thank the local community for their patience in giving us time as we dealt with the incident.”
“Our enquiries are continuing and I would appeal to anyone who noticed any suspicious activity in the area or anyone with any information, to contact police on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 326 15/4/19.”