Billericay: Dangerous Chemicals Stolen

Thieves who stole a barrel containing chemicals are being urged not to open it and to call the police instead.

The drum was taken from a dry-cleaners on Western Road in Billericay this afternoon.

It contains a liquid called Percoethylene which Essex Police have said is dangerous if inhaled or ends up being dumped in the waterways. 

Anyone who spots a blue metal drum is being urged not to touch it or its contents and to contact Essex Police immediately on 999.

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