Pipe bomb thrown at house in Newtownabbey
A viable pipe bomb has been taken away for examination following a security alert in Newtownabbey.
A number of people were asked to leave their homes after the device was thrown at a house in Voltaire Gardens.
Detective Sergeant Keith Wilson said: "The device was made safe by Army Technical Officers after police received a report that a pipe bomb had been thrown at a house.
"The device was discovered in the garden at around 10pm."
Detectives are appealing for information and can be contacted at Musgrave police station on the non-emergency number 101.
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