A BOMB disposal team helped police with a house search.

The unit from Colchester Garrison helped Essex Police officers at a property in Temple Road, Colchester, on Tuesday.

Police were still at the scene on Wednesday morning.

An Army spokesman said: “A bomb disposal team from Colchester Garrison supported Essex Police officers searching a house in Temple Road, Colchester on Tuesday.

"All further enquiries should be referred to Essex Police.”

Essex Police have been approached for comment.