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Man charged after hoax bomb alert at school

A man has been charged after a hoax bomb alert in Ballymena
Connla Young

A 60-year-old man has been charged after a hoax bomb alert at a Co Antrim school.

The man was arrested after a warning was received that a bomb had been left at Harryville Primary School in the Casement Street area of Ballymena on Tuesday morning.

He is expected to appear at Ballymena Magistrates Court today.

A PSNI spokeswoman said he has been charged with “communicating false information causing bomb hoax”.

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