Barkingside Magistrates' Court has been evacuated after a suspect package was found.

Emergency services were called to the court in Cranbrook Road, Barkingside, at 11:10am today following reports of a suspicious package inside the building.

Part of the buildling has been evacuated and a cordon is in place.

A specialist bomb disposal team, two fire engines, two fire and rescue cars and a commanding unit are currently at the scene.

More details to follow.