Extra Police At Stansted Over Easter Weekend

24 March 2016, 10:43

Stansted Airport

Essex Police says extra officers will be on patrol at Stansted Airport over the Easter weekend following Tuesday's terror attacks in Brussels.

Chief Inspector Jon Hayter said: "Although the threat level remains the same, in the wake of the attacks in Brussels we want to provide reassurance to holiday-makers.

"Sniffer dogs as well as a wide range of officers with specialist skills will be on duty to keep people safe.

"If anyone has any concerns, I'd urge them to speak to our officers at the airport who will be happy to help.”

Karen Smart, Customer Service & Security Director for Stansted Airport said: "The safety and security of passengers and staff will always be our top priority so following recent events at Brussels Airport , and as a precautionary measure, Essex Police presence has been increased at Stansted to provide further reassurance as we continue to closely monitor the situation".