PSNI: Strand Road area re-opened

The PSNI have issued an appeal for information.
The PSNI have issued an appeal for information.

Police in Derry have said that all roads in the Strand Road area of Derry have now re-opened following a security alert.

The alert began at around 10.30pm last night when reports were received of a suspicious package being left in a car. Bomb disposal experts attended the scene and the alert was declared a hoax. Some residents in the area had to be evacuated from their homes during the scare.