Police and a bomb disposal team are on the scene in Westgate.
The Royal Logistics Corp Explosive Ordnance Device team has been called in for two objects, thought to be unexploded ordnance or a suspicious package, found at a property in the Westgate Bay Avenue/St Mildred’s Road area of the town.
Forensics, police vans and cars are on site. The area is currently cordoned off and it is understood some properties may have been evacuated.
A Kent Police spokesperson said: “Kent Police officers are currently in Westgate Bay Avenue, Westgate-on-sea, to assist with a cordon whilst experts from the Ministry of Defence Ordnance Disposal Unit assess two objects that have been found.”
The MoD has been asked for further details.
UPDATE: Road now open.