There is a security alert in the Creggan area of Derry.
PSNI have sealed off the Circular Road in the vicinity.
It is understood that a white transit van was reportedly hijacked by three masked men shortly before 11:30am. They later abandoned the vehicle after they threw an object in the back of it.
Sinn Fein’s Elisha McCallion said: “I’ve been made aware of an incident at Ballymagowen Creggan. Anyone affected can avail of services at the Cornbeef tin and Old Library trust.
“If anyone needs any additional assistance please feel free to contact Sinn Féin on 02871377551.”
The alert comes two days after a ‘blast bomb’ exploded outside Derry’s courthouse.Tags: