Army bomb disposal team confirm no suspicious package found in Clay Cross. Police are treating it as a hoax.
Sources at Derbyshire Police have confirmed to ITV News Central that a car is at the centre of a security alert in Clay Cross in Derbyshire.
Eyewitnesses living around Victoria Street have described seeing a vehicle filled with petrol cans.
Army bomb disposal experts are still at the scene.
People living in approximately 50 homes in Clay Cross have been moved to Sharley Park Leisure Centre after a 'suspicious' package was found.
Officers were called out Victoria Street at around 2:25am.
The nearby leisure centre was opened at around 5am.
People living in the Victoria Street area of Clay Cross of Derbyshire have been moved to a leisure centre after reports of a 'suspicious package'.
Derbyshire Police say around 50 homes have been evacuated and an army bomb disposal team is on the scene.
Roads around Victoria Street, Clay Cross, are closed while we deal with a suspicious package. Please avoid the area. More to follow.
Derbyshire Police have confirmed bomb disposal experts have been called to Clay Cross after a suspicious package was discovered.
Reports that bomb disposal experts are at the scene of an on-going serious police incident in Clay Cross in Derbyshire.
Roads around Victoria Street are closed and a number of people have been evacuated from their homes.