Portrush hoax security alert over

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The security alert in the Magheraboy Drive area in Portrush has ended.

A suspicious object discovered in the area has been declared a hoax and residents have been allowed to return to their homes.

The object has been taken away for further examination.

Inspector Duncan has appealed for anyone with any information about this incident to contact police in Coleraine on 101 quoting reference number 176 14/02/17 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.