POLICE ALERT: Homes evacuated after discovery of 'suspicious object'

PSNI
PSNI

Homes have been evacuated after the discovery of what police have described as a suspicious object in Co Antrim.

Hartley Hall Green and Shannagh Avenue in Greenisland, near Carrickfergus, have been closed following the find.

Police tweeted: "In the interest of safety, a number of houses have been evacuated and temporary accommodation is available in the Valley Leisure Centre."

There are no further details at this time.