Northern Ireland

Whiteabbey security alert declared a hoax

A security alert on the Shore Road at Whiteabbey, County Antrim, has been declared a hoax.

Army bomb disposal officers were called to the scene on Saturday evening following the discovery of a suspicious object in the area.

A section of the Shore Road between Jordanstown Road and Glenville Road was closed while they examined the object.

The area was declared safe shortly after 22:00 GMT.