Friday 18 April 2014

Pipe bomb found near police station

Police are investigating after the explosive was found in Hope Street, Larne

A pipe bomb has been discovered close to a police station in Co Antrim.

The explosive was found in Hope Street, Larne, the Police Service of Northern Ireland said.

A spokesman added: "Army technical officers have examined a suspicious object discovered in the area and have declared it to be a viable pipe bomb-type device, which has been taken away for further examination."

The security alert in the Hope Street area of Larne is now over.

Press Association

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