Stansted Airport: Controlled explosion and man arrested after package found
News / Sat 30th Oct 2021 at 05:24pm
MILITARY explosive experts have carried out a controlled explosion on the package, which has now been forensically recovered by police investigators.
Initial assessment would indicate there was nothing of concern within the bag.
A man has been arrested in connection with this matter and remains in custody whilst investigations continue.
We want to thank all passengers and members of the public for your patience and understanding.
Essex Police are currently on scene at Stansted Airport following concerns about a suspicious package in the security area.
A cordon has been set up.
Passengers have been evacuated from that area of the airport and everyone has been brought to a position of safety.
Military explosive experts have been called to assess the package.