Bomb hoax call to Amazon warehouse in Tilbury

0915 hrs

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.

Essex Police

0830 hrs

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”.

More follows.

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