A dispersal order has been put in place in Harlow after reports of a party.

Essex Police says an unlicensed music event is due to take place this evening.

It has issued a disperal order so officers have the power to move anyone on from the area who may be disturbing the local community or may be intent on committing criminal acts.

The order began just before 3.25pm this afternoon (Saturday) and will be in place until midday tomorrow, (Sunday, May 16). 

It covers the area of Harlow Common, as covered by the CM19 postcode, including Latton Common, and any other open spaces in the district.

People who see anything suspicious should call 101. Always dial 999 in an emergency.