Police appeal for Belfast pipe-bomb information

The Police Service of Northern Ireland has appealed for information after a pipe-bomb was found near a primary school in north Belfast.

Detectives in North Belfast are appealing for information after a viable pipe bomb type device was discovered in the Forthriver Road area of the City yesterday afternoon, Thursday 14 February.

At approximately 3pm a suspicious object was discovered by a member of the public in a laneway close to Forthriver primary school. ATO attended and confirmed it to be a viable pipe bomb type device.

Detectives are appealing to anybody who noticed anything suspicious in this area recently or with any information about the incident to contact them at CID in Tennent Street on 0845 600 800, or if someone would like to pass information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

– Police Service of Northern Ireland statement

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Pipe-bomb near Belfast school

Police have launched an investigation after a pipe-bomb was found near a primary school in north Belfast.