Northern Ireland: Security alert in Derry declared ‘elaborate hoax’


A security alert which led to the evacuation of houses in Derry has been declared an “elaborate hoax” by the PSNI.

Last night, a delivery driver was forced at gunpoint to travel to a police station with a “suspicious object” in his car.

The incident, which occurred at around 10.30pm at Curryneirin, involved a number of men who forced the driver to abandon the vehicle – a grey Ford Mondeo – outside Waterside Police Station.

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Source: RTE News

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