Witness appeal after Foyle Road security hoax

Sat, 10/08/2019 - 16:14 -- Editor

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a security alert in the Foyle Road area of Derry last night, Friday 09 August.

At approximately 9.30pm Police received a report of a suspicious object in the area of Foyle Road.  This object was examined by ATO and has been declared a hoax.

Police would like to thank all those affected by this alert for their patience during the incident.

Detective Constable Adam Beckett is appealing for anyone with any information about the incident or anyone who was driving in the area of Foyle Road and who has dash cam footage available to contact detectives in Strand Road on 101 quoting reference 2288 09/08/18.  Or, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.