POLICE cordoned off a road last night after an object was found underneath a car.

Drury Road in Colchester was taped off at about 11.30pm, following reports of criminal damage to a car.

A spokesman said: "It was also reported that an unknown object had been found underneath the vehicle.

"We attended and ascertained the object was not suspicious.

"Investigations are ongoing"

If you have any information about the incident call 101 quoting the crime reference number 42/19957/18 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.