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16/09/2021

Police warn public to be vigilant after report of abandoned pipe bombs

PSNI
Police are warning the public be vigilant after reports of two pipe bombs being left in the Limavady area. Police say they received a report the two devices had been abandoned in the Sperrin Road area of the town. Inspector Stephen McCafferty said said attended and carried out extensive searches, however nothing untoward was found. He added: “I would ask residents in the Sperrin Road area to be extra vigilant. If anyone should find anything suspicious I would ask that they do not lift or touch it. They should phone police immediately on 999. “If anyone noticed any suspicious activity or vehicles being driven in a suspicious manner in the Sperrin Road area please contact police at Limavady on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 19 05/07/19. Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.“

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