Police close road in Scraptoft after ‘major incident’

A road has been closed in the Scraptoft area of the city after a JCB was used to ram raid a co-op store.

The incident took place at 4am this morning, however Main Street is still closed in both directions from Scraptoft Rise to Beeby Road.

The road is expected to remain closed for a while. This will affect traffic and drivers have been advised to find an alternative route.

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