Northern Ireland

Pipe bomb found during police search

A pipe bomb has been found during a police search in Newry, County Down.

Police said the search of wasteland in the Violet Hill area on Wednesday afternoon was in response to "localised criminal activity".

The device was made safe by the Army and the search of the area ended at about 20:00 BST.

Police have appealed for anyone with any information about the incident to contact them.