Police closed A10 Bishopsgate after man climbs on traffic lights

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A number of  central London road have been closed by Police following an incident involving a distressed man and a set of traffic lights.

Emergency services were called just after 9pm on Tuesday evening  to the man.

The A10 Bishopsgate in all directions between Liverpool Street and Artillery Lane has been closed.

The road has been closed in both directions after the man is understood to have climbed up and is now sitting on top of a set of traffic lights on the busy road.

Officers are trying to engaged with the distressed man 

The incident remains ongoing.


The Met Police have been approached for comment