Police cordon off roads in Cleveleys town centre due to ongoing public disorder incident on Nutter Road

Police are urging people to keep clear of the area.

By Aimee Seddon
Wednesday, 26th January 2022, 4:59 pm
Updated Thursday, 27th January 2022, 12:42 am

Police are currently dealing with an ongoing public order incident on Nutter Road in Cleveleys, meaning that numerous roads in the area have been cordoned off.

In a statement posted to both Facebook and Twitter at 3:30 pm, Wyre Police confirmed that road closures are currently in place on Nutter Road itself and Rough Lea Road.

They added that whilst there are numerous patrols in the area, they believe here is "no risk to the wider public".

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Wyre Police confirmed that there is an ongoing police incident on Nutter Road, Cleveleys.

Speaking to the Gazette an hour later, a police spokesperson said: "We were called at 1.07pm today (January 26) to a public order incident in Nutter Road, Thornton Cleveleys. Officers remain at the scene. The public are asked to avoid the area."

According to reports, and footage posted online, the incident involves somebody throwing furniture out of a building, and both the fire service and armed riot police are in attendance.

A spokesperson for Lancashire Fire and Rescue has since confirmed that two fire engines, from Blackpool and Bispham stations, arrived at the scene at 13:46 and left at 18:31.

More information to follow.

A road cordoned off in Cleveleys town centre, near Rough Lee Road car park.