A suspicious object discovered by a member of the public at the junction of Albertbridge Road and Castlereagh Street at around 6.15pm was examined by ATO and has now been removed for further examination.
It’s believed a number of motorists may have driven over the device before it was reported to police.
Detectives at Musgrave Street are investigating the circumstances and would like to hear from anyone with info or anyone who was in the area and who noticed any suspicious activity.
The number to call is 0845 600 8000. Alternatively the Crimestoppers charity can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.