Forensic officers on scene as police tape off road in Sheffield

A Sheffield road in the city centre remains taped off this morning following a police incident that took place late last night (September 24).

Saturday, 25th September 2021, 1:09 pm

West Street is reportedly closed to traffic from 11.30pm but the nature of the incident has not yet been confirmed.

Forensic officers can also be seen investigating the street this morning.

The incident has forced tram services in the area to be diverted until further notice.

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A section of West Street remains taped off following a police incident

Following this, Stagecoach said its Blue Route running from Malin to Shalemoor and Halfway to Cathedral is affected.

Its Yellow Route service running from Middlewood to Shalesmoor and Meadowhall to Cathedral is also disrupted.

However, its Purple Route and Tram train service operates as normal.

Stagecoach said affected passengers can now use their tram tickets on First and Stagecoach buses to get to their destinations.

The tram services have been rerouted.

South Yorkshire Police have been contacted for more information and we will keep you updated as soon as we get it.

It is understood that the police closed the road to traffic since last night.