Heysham road closed due to 'police incident'

Police closed Heysham bypass between Trumacar roundabout and Moss Road at Heaton due to an ongoing police incident.

Traffic built up on Oxcliffe Road around 5pm yesterday, (Tuesday) and traffic was also diverted through Overton, including lorries, whilst the road was closed.

Police said it was a concern for welfare, and the woman involved was detained and taken to a place of safety.

Police were unable to say when the road was reopened after the incident which occurred around teatime yesterday (Tuesday).

Police closed a Heysham road due to a 'police incident' on Tuesday.