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A5 near Shrewsbury reopens after 'police-led' incident between roundabouts

A major road in Shropshire was closed for more than two hours on Sunday afternoon due to a 'police-led incident'.

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The A5 where it meets the A458 Welshpool Road near Shrewsbury. Photo: Google

West Mercia Police and National Highways both confirmed that the A5 near Shrewsbury was shut between the roundabouts for the A458, Welshpool Road, and B4386 for Montgomery.

In a statement, a police spokesperson said: "Officers received a report concerned for the safety of a person on the A5 Shrewsbury, westbound."

The road was closed after the report came in at 3.50pm and reopened at 6.50pm.

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