Bomb disposal experts have been called to Rookes Crescent, Chelmsford. Essex Police have told BBC Essex it is “precautionary” at this stage. Emergency services are at the scene.
Essex Police, operating in Chelmsford District, said: “We are dealing with an incident in Rookes Crescent, in #Chelmsford.
“A number of blocks of flats have been evacuated in the area as a safety precaution.
“This is not a planned policing operation and a cordon has been put in place.
“We will update you ASAP.”
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