Northern Ireland

PSNI station security in east Belfast alert ends

A security alert at a police station in east Belfast has ended.

Officers received reports of a suspicious object outside the Strandtown PSNI station on Wednesday afternoon.

The Holywood Road was closed between the Newtownards Road and Dundela Avenue, and a number of people were unable to access their homes for a time.

Police have said the alert was a hoax and the road has now reopened.