Security alert near Derry PSNI station

A section of the Strand Road is closed due to a security alert.
A section of the Strand Road is closed due to a security alert.

A road in Derry city centre has been closed because of a security alert.

The Strand Road is closed from the bottom of Lawrence Hill to the bottom of Clarendon Street.

Some businesses in the area have been forced to close for the evening.

“Security alert in the vicinity of Strand Road police station - please avoid the area,” said SDLP MLA Mark H. Durkan.