Queensgate shopping centre in Peterborough was evacuated this morning.

Police were contacted by a store manager at about 9.30am reporting contact to their head office yesterday about a security threat to their store today.

A decision was made by Queensgate security at about 10.45am this morning to evacuate the centre and bus station as a precaution.

Police officers have been at the centre to assist security staff with the evacuation and work is ongoing to establish further detail about the threat and anyone involved.

"We will update on the evacuation as and when we have more information," said a police spokesperson.