A suspicious object discovered in the Corrody Road area on Monday evening has been examined by Ammunition Technical Officers and declared an elaborate hoax.
The object has been taken away for further examination.
Corrody Road has re-opened.
Superintendent Marty Reid said: “First of all, I want to thank the local community for their patience and co-operation as we worked to make the scene safe.
“We understand the impact this incident has had on the community, however, our primary aim throughout the course of this operation was to keep our community safe.”
“If anyone has information about this incident, call police on 101, quoting reference number 1552 of 04/04/22.
“A report can be submitted online using the non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/ or, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org/Tags: