Hockley Circus was played out as a huge police presence seen during the flyover

A main route in Birmingham has been lost during a flyover with ‘eight or nine’ police cars on the scene.

Hockley Circus, under the B4100 Hockley Flyover, was taped off without traffic having to pass shortly before noon. 20 Thursday (November 18).

Both marked and unmarked police cars were seen at the scene. The underpass appeared to be cordoned off on both sides, guarded by police officers.

The lost area is close to a network of subways during the overflight.

Armed officers were also to be on the scene.

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Imran Hameed was driving during the overflight when he encountered the police officer.

He captured the political activity with police vans, cars, officers in high vis jackets and unmarked vehicles with blue flashing lights seen during the flyover on video.

Hameed said, “I was driving past Bingley Hall at 7:53 p.m., and there were about eight or nine regular police cars and undercover cars.

“The officers were scattered around.

“There was one at the downfall who was taped off. There was another officer at the second entrance to the underpass opposite.

“There was no ambulance.”

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Another eyewitness discovered police at the scene shortly before noon. 21 and said there were police bands around the bus stops as you walk toward Soho Road.

West Midlands Police have not yet issued a statement on what happened. BirminghamLive will provide further details when they become available.

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* Video and photos lent by Imran Hameed

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