Stevenage street cordoned off as police await arrival of bomb squad

PUBLISHED: 13:32 21 February 2020 | UPDATED: 13:43 21 February 2020

Wisden Road, Stevenage has been cordoned off. Picture: Archant

Wisden Road, Stevenage has been cordoned off. Picture: Archant

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A police cordon is in place in Stevenage’s Wisden Road, and specialist officers are awaiting the arrival of the Explosives Ordnance Disposal.

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Officers are at the scene of an address as part of an investigation relating to potential offensive weapons.

Police have said: "Please be assured that there is not perceived to be any wider threat to the public at this time.

"There is a police cordon in place as a precaution to allow us to deal with this incident safely and efficiently. We would advise people to avoid the area."

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