London Standsted Airport has been evacuated after the discovery of a “suspicious package”.
Essex Police said on Saturday that passengers have been evacuated from London Standsted Airport and “brought to a position of safety” after reports of a suspicious package in the security area.
A cordon has been put in place and specialists from the military would be assessing the package, according to the BBC.
Essex Police said in a statement posted to Twitter: “We’re currently at Stansted Airport following concerns about a suspicious package in the security area.
“A cordon’s been set up.
“Passengers have been evacuated from that area of the airport and brought to a position of safety.
“Military explosive experts will assess the package.”
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