Statement from Essex Police
“We were on scene just after 7am this morning at the Amazon Warehouse in Tilbury, following reports of a bomb on site.
This was quickly established as a hoax.
Staff were evacuated and a search of the location conducted.
Enquiries are ongoing into the hoax call.
Tilbury – A1089 Dock Approach Road at the Asda roundabout (junction with Thurrock Park Way) – delays caused by a Police incident.
Southbound queues on Dock Approach Road back towards the A13.
Ensign Buses: ROUTE 66 & 99: “Due to a security alert in the Tilbury Amazon area buses cannot serve Dock road or Asda and are subject to diversion.”
YT has contacted Essex Police for details of “police incident”.