Suspicious package leads to road closure in Rotherham

A road has been sealed off following the discovery of a suspicious package in Rotherham this morning.

Tuesday, 13th December 2016, 9:31 am
Updated Wednesday, 14th December 2016, 12:57 pm
A suspicious package has been found in Rotherham

Sheffield Road, near Magna, has been closed between Lock Lane and the Phoenix roundabout.

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A man on his way to work found the suspicious item and notified South Yorkshire Police.

Local firms have been evacuated and buses have been diverted away from the package.

No other details have yet been released.