Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 25 December 2014

Pipe bomb found near police station

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

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