Section of the busy Middlesbrough Road is closed off as police tap the footpath

A police incident saw part of a main road in Middlesbrough closed and a footpath blocked off.

At least four emergency vehicles were seen blocking the A1085 Trunk Road on Wednesday night.

Pictures were taken at the scene and showed police cars with sirens flashing, blocking two lanes on the roadway around 11.30pm.

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An additional vehicle was seen parked near the traffic light near the Buccaneer pub in North Ormesby.

The road was closed up to the Brambles Farm junction.

Police incident at Trunk Road, Middlesbrough

Witnesses say a nearby footpath near the intersection was also taped off.

Teesside Live has contacted Cleveland Police for further details of the incident, but the force has not yet issued a statement.

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