West Way Barnsley: Major South Yorkshire road closed due to police incident

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Police have closed a major road in Barnsley as a result of an incident

A major South Yorkshire road has been closed due to a police incident this afternoon.

Emergency services have been sent to West Way, near Barnsley town centre.

South Yorkshire Police have issued a statement.

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It said: "Please be aware that West Way in Barnsley is currently closed as officers respond to a concern for safety incident.

"The public are asking to avoid the area and plan alternative routes around the area. Thank you."

South Yorkshire Police have been approached for more information.

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