Passengers at Stansted Airport have been evacuated following reports of a ‘suspicious package at the terminal.
The suspicious package was found in the security area of the airport terminal, and a partial evacuation of the airport took place this afternoon (October 30).
Essex Police reportedly take the lead on the incident and control the reaction.
Passengers have reported being evacuated.
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To confirm the evacuation on Twitter, an airport spokesman wrote: “Following reports of a suspicious package in the security area, a partial evacuation of the terminal is taking place.
“Essex Police are controlling the response and will soon provide an update on the situation.”
Essex Live has contacted Stansted Airport and Essex Police for more information about the incident.
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