No plots disturbed during graveyard search, PSNI tell Sinn Fein

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No plots have been disturbed during a search of a graveyard in Lurgan, the PSNI has told Sinn Fein.

The PSNI has been dealing with a security alert at St Coleman’s Cemetery since first thing this morning.

PSNI at a security alert at St Coleman's Graveyard in Lurgan today Thursday 30-6-16

PSNI at a security alert at St Coleman's Graveyard in Lurgan today Thursday 30-6-16

Sinn Fein Councillor Maire Cairns said this afternoon that they have been liaising with the PSNI.

“No plots have been dug up,” said Cllr Cairns.

“They (the PSNI) have found a suspicious object in the graveyard and are hoping to deal with it as soon as possible.”

Several Land Rovers are at the entrances of St Coleman’s Graveyard from early this morning.

However those who wish to visit graves can enter the graveyard at the side entrance.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “Police are currently in attendance at a security alert at a cemetery in the North Circular Road area of Lurgan.

“There are no further details at this stage.”