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Three arrests after 'vehicles with horse boxes' block A53 for several hours

Three men have been arrested after police closed a Shropshire A-road in response to reports of vehicles with horse boxes causing an obstruction.

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Officers were called to the A53 Hodnet bypass at around 7.10am on Saturday, with the road between Hodnet and Tern Hill closed for several hours.

West Mercia Police how now said three men aged 24, 37 and 40 were arrested on Sunday morning on suspicion of causing a public nuisance. They remained in custody on Sunday afternoon, while a dispersal notice has been placed on the area until Monday morning.

Safer Neighbourhood Inspector Ben Tanfield said: “I understand that people may have been concerned while travelling on the A53 yesterday morning.

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