Residents have spotted a large police presence in Shoebury High Street today.

Several police cars and a number of officers have been spotted in the high street dealing with an incident today.

Residents say there are about six or seven police vehicles in the high street which include a white lorry and van as well as a black van, and cop cars in side turnings. 

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Some people in the area say officers have been there overnight.

A 54-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of breach of court order offences at a property in Shoebury today.

Essex Police says he remains in police custody for questioning.