A519 near Newport reopens after police incident

The A519 between Newport and Norbury was closed for much of Monday morning following a police incident.

The A519 was closed between the Newport roundabout and Norbury. Image: Google.
The A519 was closed between the Newport roundabout and Norbury. Image: Google.

The route, connecting Newport to Woodseaves, Eccleshall and Newcastle-under-Lyme was shut at the A519/A41 roundabout for most of the morning.

Police tweeted around lunchtime that the road had reopened.

It is not known what the nature of the incident was.

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