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.“

If you have a story or want to send a photo or video to us please contact the Derry Now editorial team on 028 7129 6600 for Derry City stories Or 028 7774 3970 for County Derry stories. Or you can email [email protected] or [email protected] at any time.