‘Suspicious items’ found in Lurgan graveyard, PSNI said

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

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A number of suspicious items were found by police searching a Lurgan graveyard yesterday.

The PSNI had sealed off St Coleman’s Cemetery on the North Circular Road from early yesterday morning.

Today a PSNI spokesperson said: “A security alert at a cemetery on the North Circular Road area of Lurgan ended on the evening of Thursday 30 June.

“A number of suspicious items were recovered during the alert and have been taken away for further examination.”

Detective Inspector Andy Workman from PSNI Serious Crime Branch said: ”Three further searches were carried out at addresses in the Lurgan and Armagh areas. A number of items were seized in these searches and have also been taken away for further examination.”