Southend police station evacuated after potential unexploded devices found

Southend Police station
The station was temporarily closed while specialists disposed of the devices

A police station in Essex was evacuated after two potential unexploded devices were found, the force said.

Southend Police Station on Victoria Avenue was temporarily closed to the public while bomb specialists investigated the devices.

The Army's Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit "disposed of both objects", the force said.

Police have yet to provide details as to what the suspicious devices were. The police station has reopened.

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