Rasharkin security alert ends

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The security alert in Rasharkin has ended.

Inspector Colin Ash Said: “We received a report that a device had been left outside an address in the Moneyleck Park area of Rasharkin around 10.00 pm last night, Tuesday 16 April.”

“Following further examination, a viable pipe bomb type device was found. Residents have been able to return to their homes.

“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 1321 of 16/04/19.”

Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.”

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