December 1, 2020

City centre street cordoned off as forensics officers comb the area – Liverpool Echo

A city centre street is cordoned off tonight as officers respond to an incident close to Liverpool’s waterfront.

Water Street is sealed off between Covent Garden and The Strand, with police taping off the road, cycle lane and pavement area.

A number of police vehicles are currently at the scene, including scientific support vehicles for forensic officers, who are currently combing the area.

The exact nature of this ongoing incident in the city centre has not yet been confirmed, but it is understood the Merseyside Police Force Incident Manager has been made aware.

We have approached Merseyside Police for comment on this incident.

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