Area cordoned off as police deal with '˜incident'

The PSNI are advising members of the public to avoid an area of Londonderry while they deal with what they described only as an 'incident'.

Tuesday, 24th July 2018, 10:01 am
Updated Tuesday, 24th July 2018, 1:14 pm

There have been reports of “two loud bangs” from those living nearby.

An area in the Waterside has been cordoned off.

A police spokesperson said: “Police are currently in attendance at an incident in the Sevenoaks area of Derry/Londonderry.

“Cordons have been put in place whilst officers conduct their enquiries and members of the public are asked to avoid the area.”

The spokesperson added: “There are no further details at present.”

DUP Councillor David Ramsey said: “I have heard reports from people in that area that two loud bangs were heard, a short time apart.”

He added: “I would advise people to heed the advice of police and stay away from the area and allow them to carry out their work.”