Assistant Chief Constable Gary Beautridge said: ‘We are working with local communities and partners whilst the Metropolitan Police investigate the full circumstances around this incident.
We are providing high visibility policing in areas across Kent and would appeal for people to stay calm and work with us to ensure the safety of everyone in our county.’
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A section of the M3 has been closed and bomb disposal units are at the scene after reports of "potential hazardous material in the road".