A security alert in Co Antrim on Thursday morning has now ended.
Following an examination, Army Technical Officers have declared it a hoax
Families in five homes in Ballyclare who were evacuated after the discovery of a suspect object have now been allowed to return.
It was found on the Millbank Road in the early hours of Thursday, sparking a security alert.
Police and army bomb experts are at the scene.
The Millbank Road has now reopened.