Viable ‘pipe bomb device’ discovered in Newry

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Thursday, June 11th, 2015
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Police in Newry carried out a planned search of wasteland in the Violet Hill area on the afternoon of Wednesday 10th June. psni19Officers carrying out the search, in response to localised criminal activity, discovered a suspicious object which was examined by ATO and declared a viable pipe bomb type device. The device was made safe and has been taken for forensic examination. The search concluded at around 8pm. Speaking to Newry Times, Detective Inspector David Henderson said, “I would appeal to anyone with any information about this incident or any criminal activity in the Newry area to contact police in Ardmore on 101. Information can also be given anonymously through the independent charity Crimestoppers on 101.”
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