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Man arrested after incident at Melton train station

Emergency Services were called to an incident at Melton Mowbray Railway Station last night which saw Burton Road closed in both directions.


Leicestershire Police closed Burton Road just after 6:30pm between Mucky Lane and Ankle Hill.

A Police drone was spotted circling the area and trains were delayed in both directions due to the incident.


Burton Road was closed to traffic while the incident was ongoing. Photo: NEMM


A spokesperson for British Transport Police said: "Officers were called to the line near Melton Mowbray railway station at around 6.40pm on Sunday (11 February) following reports of an individual obstructing the railway. Officers attended and a man was arrested."


East Midlands Ambulance Service were also in attendance as well as British Transport Police.


A police drone was deployed during the incident. Photo: NEMM


It has not been released whether the man has been charged with any offence.


Burton Road re-opened to traffic just after 8:30pm.

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