A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the police cordon in place at Diglis Bridge and two other locations in the city.

Five police vehicles, including two forensic vans, and a fire and rescue boat crew are on the scene at Diglis Bridge this afternoon.

Footpaths have been cut off by cordons level with the ends of the locks running alongside Diglis Dock Road.

A police statement read: “We have cordons in place at three locations in Worcester including the Diglis footbridge as part of a serious incident.

“We would ask people to remain out of the areas while the investigation is underway.

“A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in police custody. We believe this to be an isolated incident.”

More to follow.