Stevenage streets evacuated by police

POLICE have closed two roads in Stevenage and are evacuating homes, according to an eye witness.

It is understood Stanley Road and Drakes Drive have been closed, but it is not yet known why.

It is believed at least five police cars and a van have been used in the operation and that some residents have been asked to leave their homes.

We will update this story when further information becomes available.

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