Police are currently in attendance of a security alert at Clon Elagh in the Skeoge district of Derry.

A section of the estate has been cordoned off and two PSNI vehicles are keeping people away from the area immediately affected. The PSNI helicopter is also circling overhead.

It is understood that a suspect device has been found in the vicinity.

Some residents are in the process of being evacuated.

There are no further details at present.

CAPTION: The scene at Clon Elagh in Derry this afternoon.

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