Bomb disposal experts and police were called after a suspicious object was found in a garden.

Residents reported seeing a number of officers, a bomb unit and a cordon around a block of flats in Allectus Way, Witham, yesterday afternoon.

According to Essex Police, they were called to the scene at around 2.50pm before calling in bomb disposal experts as a precaution.

The object was later found not be pose any danger and has since been removed.