Ipswich road cordoned off as police attend incident

Rands Way is currently cordoned off by police

Rands Way is currently cordoned off by police - Credit: Archant

A residential Ipswich road has been cordoned off by police. 

Rands Way is currently blocked off by officers. 

A number of police cars are in attendance with police tape blocking off a section of the road. 

It is understood that armed police were also in attendance. 

A number of police cars are in Rands Way 

A number of police cars are in Rands Way - Credit: Archant

The cordon is in place between the Gorse Road turn junction and the Nansen Road junction. 

Police were spotted at either end of the road with a number of officers situated within the cordon.

There is also heavy traffic in the area and drivers are advised to avoid the area.   

It is not yet clear why the road has been cordoned off by police. 

People cannot access Rands Way while the cordon is in place

People cannot access Rands Way while the cordon is in place - Credit: Archant

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Suffolk Constabulary has been approached for a comment.

More to follow.