The Northland Road in Derry has reopened after it was sealed off earlier this afternoon by police following the discovery of a pellet gun.

Confirming the road had reopened, Chief Inspector Jonathan Hunter said: “Police examining a suspected firearm at the Northland Road area of Derry/Londonderry have finished at the scene.

“The road has now re-opened and a pellet gun has been taken away for further forensic examination.

“Police would like to thank the public for their patience and co-operation during the incident.”

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