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VIDEO: QE2 Bridge closed after major security alert
A MAN has been arrested after a major security incident on the QE2 Bridge at Dartford.
The bridge and tolls have now been closed for three hours and the M25 is in total chaos. A suspicious package has been found.
Police have also now closed the Dartford tunnels. It is being described as a 'security incident.'
People are out of their cars and on the bridge.
There are reports bomb disposal officers are in attendance and there is now a heavy police presence.
Police said they were called at 16:00 BST to a report that a male pedestrian was behaving unusually.
He was arrested and officers said they had found a suspicious item, leading to the closure of the crossing.
Traffic stretches back for 10 miles. People are out of their cars on the bridge trying to get a view of the security incident at the tolls.
A police helicopter has been circling the bridge for two hours.
This is the top of the bridge right now.
There are unofficial reports a man was seen with a gun at the tolls and that a coach is being examined.
Kent Police now say a suspicious item has been discovered.
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