Southway security alert

PSNI
PSNI

A number of people have been evacuated from their homes as a result of a security alert in Southway.

Police received a report earlier this afternoon of a suspicious object.

They have confirmed that a number of cordons are in place and traffic will be affected.

A number of residents have been moved from homes overlooking Southway and a respite centre has been opened at Long Tower Youth Club for those displaced.