The security alert in the Ballyquinn Road area of Dungiven has now ended.
Inspector Redmond said: “A thorough search of the area has been conducted and thankfully, nothing untoward has been found.
“Police are still at the scene but the roads previously closed in the area have now reopened.
“We would like to thank the public for their patience and cooperation as searches in the area were carried out overnight and into this morning.
“Our enquiries remain ongoing and anyone with information which could assist with our investigation is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 1887 of 01/08/23.”Tags: