Stansted Airport is evacuated over suspicious package as passengers are ordered to leave terminal
- Airport is evacuated after police found a suspicious package in the security area
- Essex Police are managing the response and are to provide an update soon
- Passengers in security had to leave their luggage behind
Stansted Airport has been evacuated after a suspicious package was found in the security area.
Passengers travelling from Stansted Airport were partially evacuated from Terminal 1 at around 1pm this afternoon.
Not long after, all passengers and staff were asked to move out of the building entirely and are now stood on the street at the front of the airport.
Flight information on the screens have not updated and many have missed their flights after being told to leave.
Essex Police are managing the response.