BREAKING: Road closed by police in Mansfield over concerns for a person's safety

Police have closed a major road in Mansfield in both directions.

Thursday, 14th December 2017, 2:20 pm
Updated Thursday, 14th December 2017, 2:55 pm
The A617 has been closed near Rainworth between Southwell Road West and Kirklington Road

The A617 has been closed near Rainworth between Southwell Road West and Kirklington Road.

A spokeswoman for the force said: “We were called to reports of concern for a person’s safety at around 12.54pm this afternoon on the A617 at Rainworth.

“It is an ongoing incident, officers remain at the scene.”

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The closure is causing a queue to form on the B0620 through Rainworth village and at the roundabout at the A617.

We will update you as we know more.