There were "no suspicious circumstances" surrounding the discovery of bones at a rural building site in Fawkham yesterday, police have said.

It was reported that a significant police presence was seen in Valley Road during Thursday afternoon (November 28).

Concerns had been raised that the bones discovered may have been human, but police have since confirmed otherwise.

It is understood a team involved with the search for Sarah Wellgreen had been at the site during the afternoon.

A Kent Police spokesman said: "Police were called at around 12.15pm to reports that bones had been discovered at a building site in Valley Road, Fawkham.

"Officers attended the scene and following inquiries, it has been determined that there is no suspicious circumstances surrounding the discovery."