A MAN who was arrested over a security alert in Derry on Monday has been released.
Police received a report of a suspicious object at Beechwood Avenue at about 20:25 BST on Monday.
The area was cordoned off after the object was discovered in an alleyway.
A 41-year-old man was questioned under the Terrorism Act but was subsequently released.
Police say the man has also been released pending a report to the Public Prosecution Service for other offences.