Police: Incident In Northway As Man Refuses To Leave

19 November 2013, 16:32

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A road in Northway in Tewkesbury is currently closed due to a police incident.

Shortly before 3pm this afternoon (Tuesday November 19) officers from Gloucestershire Constabulary were conducting enquiries at a home in Farm Close as part of a criminal investigation. 

A weapon has been recovered at the address and the occupant, a man, is refusing to leave the house. 

A negotiator is at the scene and officers are working to see the incident brought to a safe resolution as quickly as is possible.

Whilst the cordon is in place those families that live in homes within the cordon will be unable to return to their address. 

As a result of the incident Hardwick Bank Road is currently closed at the junction with The Park and Northway Lane, diversions are in place.