Chelmsford police station has been evacuated after a suspect package was found.

Employees were evacuated from the New Street building this morning and the bomb squad arrived on the scene shortly after.

An Essex Police spokesman said: "Police are dealing with a suspect package at Chelmsford police station and the building was evacuated at 9.50am today "The Ministry of Defence Explosive Ordnance Disposal team is at the scene.

"This is standard procedure and at the moment there is no cause for public concern."

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