Homes have been evacuated following a security alert in the Woodland Walk area of Limavady.
The alert is the second to take place in the town in a number of days, after an elaborate hoax was discovered in the Mount Eden area of the town on Thursday night.
A PSNI spokesperson said: "Police are currently at the scene of a security alert in Limavady following the discovery of a suspicious object in the Woodland Walk area this morning.
"A number of homes in the area have been evacuated, and the Roe Valley Leisure Centre is being made available as a rest centre.
"A numbers of cordons have been put in place in the Roe Mill Road/Ballyquin Road area.
"There are no further details at this time."
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