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Police working to clear area after suspicious object discovered in Portadown

A suspicious object has been discovered in Portadown this afternoon (Wednesday).

Pedestrians are asked to avoid Meadow Lane area as examinations of the object are carried out.

No roads have been closed at this time.

Inspector Mills said: “Police are working to clear the area at this time. I appreciate this will cause some disruption for those impacted, however keeping people safe is paramount and we will not take any risks.

“I want to thank those who may be affected as we continue our work to clear the area. I would stress to the public to avoid the area.”

There are no further details at this stage.

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