DETECTIVES have charged a man over a hoax bomb alert in Derry on Friday night.
The 24-year-old has been charged with a number of offences in relation to the security alert in the Clooney Terrace area of the city.
He remains in police custody at Strand Road police station ahead of his appearance at Derry Magistrates’ Court tomorrow, Monday, July 17, for a first remand hearing.
A 58 year old male who had also been arrested in connection with the incident has been released pending further enquires.
A suspicious object was found on Friday night during the alert but it was later declared a hoax device.