LIVE: Emergency services attending major ‘incident’ in West Kirby


Merseyside Police have confirmed they are dealing with an ‘incident’ in West Kirby, leaving roads closed and reports of some residents being evacuated from their homes.

There are multiple emergency services on scene with some witnesses telling us well in excess over 10 police vehicles.

It is still unclear what is going on, though there are reports residents are being evacuated from their homes and a bomb disposal unit is on scene.

In a statement, issued on Twitter, Merseyside Police, said: “Police are dealing with an incident in West Kirby, Wirral. Darmonds Green & Leigh Rd are closed to traffic, please find alternative routes.”

We will bring you the latest updates on this breaking news story.