Stansted Airport hotel incident not being treated as terror-related

Essex Police are not treating an incident inside the Hampton Hotel at Stansted Airport as terror-rel

Essex Police are not treating an incident inside the Hampton Hotel at Stansted Airport as terror-related Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: GOOGLE MAPS

A man has been arrested after a car crashed into a hotel near Stansted Airport before a person went inside and caused damage.

The vehicle crashed into a bollard in Bassingbourn Road shortly after 11pm on Thursday, November 19.

A man is then alleged to have left the car and entered the Hampton Hotel, before causing damage inside.

Officers from Essex Police quickly arrived at the scene and arrested a 39-year-old man on suspicion of causing criminal damage.

No-one suffered any injuries as a result of the incident.

A spokesman for Essex Police confirmed the force is not treating the events as terror-related.