Roads have been closed amid a security alert is ongoing in Co Antrim, the PSNI has confirmed.
The alert was sparked by the discovery of what police described as a “suspicious object”.
A PSNI spokesperson said: “Police are currently at the scene of a security alert in the Whitewell Road area of Newtownabbey following the discovery of a suspicious object.
“Diversions are in place at the junction of Arthur Bridge and Whitewell Road.
“Motorists should seek alternative routes.”