Potential "chemical threat" closed Walden road
- Credit: NPTV
A potential chemical threat closed a Saffron Walden road last night (Tuesday).
Emergency services including a HAZMAT unit, police, fire and ambulance staff were in attendance shortly after 7pm.
A resident in Highfields, Saffron Walden, had received a letter containing an unknown substance.
The road was closed as a precaution.
Essex Police said they did not find any hazardous substances.
Enquiries into the source of the letter are ongoing.