A heavy police presence has been spotted in a residential street as officers deal with an incident.

The police have been seen in Audley Way, Basildon. Residents claim police are cracking down on Covid rule breakers. 

The video shows officers speaking to men and one person is put into the police van. 

It comes after the force brought in a disperal order to stop an unauthorised gathering and stop antisocial behaviour.

The order, which is in place from 12.30pm today (Saturday, November 21) until 12.30am tomorrow (Sunday, November 22).

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Essex Police has been contacted for comment.