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Road closed following discovery of ‘suspicious object’ in Newry

A road has been closed in Newry following the discovery of a “suspicious object”.

A section of Commons School Road and Bettys Hill Road has been closed following the discovery of a suspicious object in the area, police have confirmed.

A PSNI spokesman said: “Diversions are in place and motorists are advised to avoid the area and seek alternative routes for their journey.

“There are no further details at this time.”

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