North Norfolk road closed with drivers asked to avoid area

Fakenham Road near Briston and Melton Constable

Fakenham Road near Briston and Melton Constable - Credit: Harry Rutter

A road in north Norfolk was closed with emergency services at the scene.

The B1354 was shut in both directions between Melton Constable and Briston due to an ongoing police incident at 5.20pm this evening, January 21.

Ambulances and police were at the scene.

The closure was on Fakenham Road near Astley Primary School.

Fakenham Road near Briston and Melton Constable

Fakenham Road near Briston and Melton Constable - Credit: Harry Rutter

Police asked members of the public to avoid the area.

There were queues on the road in both directions, with traffic at a standstill.

The road is open as of 8.30pm.

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