Live updates as police shut road after ‘incident’

A road in Colchester has been closed tonight while police deal with an emergency.

Essex Police said on Facebook that it was attending an incident on Mersea Road, which has been shut from the junction of Southway to Napier Road.

“A diversion is in place and we appreciate journeys will be taking longer than planned,” the force said.

“We apologise for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience.”

Follow our live blog below for the latest updates on this developing incident

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