Police are currently at the scene of an ongoing incident in Westcliff after reports of a "disturbance". 

Essex Police was called to an address in  Crowstone Road, Westcliff, this morning at 7am. 

They have urged the public to stay away from the area. 

The force said it was working to resolve the issue "as quickly and safely as possible". 

A spokesman said: "We are currently on scene of an ongoing incident in Crowstone Road, Westcliff

"Officers attended the address shortly after 7am this morning following reports of a disturbance and concerns for people inside.

"They are working to resolve the situation as quickly and safely as possible and we do not believe there is a risk to the wider public.

"We're asking the public to avoid the area."

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