TRAFFIC: Roads in Newcastle REOPENED

We are currently in attendance at an incident at the Midway car park in Newcastle-under-lyme. The car park and surrounding roads are closed.

Officers were called to a report of a man in distress at the car park just after 12.15pm this afternoon.

They are attempting to engage with the man.

Pedestrians and motorists are advised to avoid the area while we work to bring the incident to a safe conclusion.

UPDATE 14:10 hrs : The incident has now been safely resolved and a man is being taken to hospital for support. No one was injured and the roads are now reopening. Thanks for your cooperation whilst our trained police negotiators worked to help the man involved.