Pipe bomb found in Ballycarry

Police
Police

Detectives in Larne are appealing for information after an incident in the West Street area of Ballycarry yesterday afternoon, Sunday, June 23.

Shortly after 5pm police received the report of a suspicious object in an alleyway to the rear of a property in the area.

ATO were tasked and dealt with a pipe bomb-type device accordingly and declared it a viable device.

No one was injured in this incident.

A motive remains under investigation, and anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at Larne on 0845 600 8000 or WCrimestoppers on 0800 555 111.