Road reopens after police respond to a concern for safety of man on Salterhebble Hill

Road closure in place on Salterhebble RoadRoad closure in place on Salterhebble Road
Road closure in place on Salterhebble Road

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One of the main routes between Halifax and Huddersfield was closed by police after reports of a concern for safety for a man.

Police and firefighters were called to the incident at 2pm around Salterhebble Hill.

A road closure was put in place as the emergency services dealt with the situation.

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Traffic queues built up in the area and the surrounding roads saw an increase in traffic.

Train services were also affected by the incident.

A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said the man has been talked to safety by officers and is now in the care of paramedics.

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