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Dorset Way closed for police incident

At 3.40pm today Dorset Police received reports that a man was in a dangerous position on the footbridge over the Dorset Way.

Dorset Way was closed between the Canford Heath roundabout and the Yarrow Road roundabout while officers attended and tried to speak with him.

At 4pm the man moved to a safe position voluntarily after speaking with a member of the public.

No one was injured and no one was arrested.

The road remains closed while officers try to remove bottles left on the bridge by the man which are considered dangerous to road users should they fall.

Issued: 18 September 2014