A security alert in Derry has ended.
In a statement, the PSNI say they received a report that a device had been left outside an address in the Clon Elagh area of the city, around 10.10am this morning.
Following further examination, it was declared an elaborate hoax and residents have been able to return to their homes."
The PSNI has thanked the local community for their patience in giving us time as we dealt with the incident.”
Police say their enquiries are continuing and they're would appeal to anyone who noticed any suspicious activity in the area or anyone with any information, to contact them.