Northern Ireland

Homes evacuated due to bomb hoax in Kilcooley, Bangor

A number of homes were evacuated in Bangor for a number of hours overnight due to a bomb hoax.

Police received a report of a suspicious object at Innishargie Gardens in the Kilcooley estate at about midnight.

Army bomb disposal experts were called to the scene and after examining the object they declared it a hoax.

Police have appealed for anyone with information about the incident to contact them.