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Pershore Street Car Park incident

Update at 1600hrs

The police have brought the incident to a successful close. The roads and car park have been re-opened. No further updates will be issued on this.

Update at 14:25

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We will provide a further update as information becomes available and issue further Birmingham Community Alert messages.


Roads around Pershore Street in Birmingham City Centre have been closed due to the police dealing with a male threatening to jump from the Pershore Street car park.

Pershore Street is closed between Sherlock Street and Ladywell Walk.  Bromsgrove Street is closed between Hurst Street and Pershore Street.

The police have closed Pershore Street car park whilst they deal with the incident. Security officers and police are assisting any members of the public.

We will provide an update if the situation changes.

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