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UPDATED: Student Accommodation evacuated after suspicious device is found in at UNITE Stratford

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Emergency services have been called following the discovery of a suspect device in Stratford.

Students have been evacuated from the accommodation block on Westfield Avenue after components of a ‘suspicious device’ were discovered in a room by staff at the Unite.

Bomb disposal experts, Police, London Ambulance Service and Police have all been just before 3pm on Sunday afternoon.

A large cordon has been put in place whilst the suspect device is examined by specialists

Police are in attendance in International Way #Newham #E20 after a suspicious item was found in a residential building at around 2.36pm.
Specialist officers are working to examine the item. Residents have been evacuated as a precaution and road closures are in place. Motorists are advised to avoid the area while emergency services manage the incident.