Lendal Bridge cordoned off by police

Lendal Bridge cordoned off in the early hours of Friday morning. Photograph: Minster FM
17 Feb 2017 @ 7.34 am
| Crime, News

Lendal Bridge has been cordoned off by York police.

The bridge and Dame Judi Dench Walk were closed after an incident around 3am this morning (Friday). An investigation is ongoing.

Police are at the scene, but have not released any details yet as to what has happened.

Anyone who was travelling on the bridge at around 3am this morning to contact them on 101.

Lendal Bridge is closed to traffic. First York is having to divert buses away from the bridge:

Another view of the cordon. Photographs: Minster FM
Police tape at the bridge. Photograph: Minster FM