Homes evacuated during security alert

Police are currently in attendance at a security alert in the Mayfield Village area of Newtownabbey following the discovery of a suspicious object. 
A number of homes have been evacuated.

Picture: Philip Magowan / PressEye
Police are currently in attendance at a security alert in the Mayfield Village area of Newtownabbey following the discovery of a suspicious object. A number of homes have been evacuated. Picture: Philip Magowan / PressEye

Police are currently in attendance at a security alert in Newtownabbey.

Police officers were tasked to the incident in the Mayfield Village area following the discovery of a suspicious object.

The Mayfield Village area of Newtownabbey

The Mayfield Village area of Newtownabbey

A number of homes have been evacuated.

There are no further details at this time.