Armed police incident stops traffic on A47 in Peterborough

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Armed police have stopped traffic on the A47 in Peterborough this afternoon.

Readers' photos and eyewitness accounts state that a vehicle has been stopped by armed police.

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The road was closed close to the Fulbridge Road interchange.

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One lane is now open at the scene.

Police at the incident on the A47. Photo: Laura Neilson

Police at the incident on the A47. Photo: Laura Neilson

There are long delays in the area and motorists are advised to avoid it if possible.

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Police at the scene of the incident on the A47. Photo: Kevin DuRose

Police at the scene of the incident on the A47. Photo: Kevin DuRose