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Police attend incident outside Colchester Hospital

PUBLISHED: 15:35 22 January 2020 | UPDATED: 15:48 22 January 2020

Essex Police have been attending an incident in Turner Road, outside Colchester Hospital  Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

Essex Police have been attending an incident in Turner Road, outside Colchester Hospital Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

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Essex Police briefly blocked the main road into Colchester Hospital while dealing with an incident.

A spokeswoman for Essex Police confirmed officers were at the scene after receiving reports concerning the safety of a woman.

Buses were diverted away from the hospital via Northern Approach Road, with tailbacks stretching as far as Mill Road and the A134.

The spokeswoman said a woman is now in the care of health professionals.

The road reopened shortly after 3.30pm.


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