BREAKING: Weston Park has been cordoned off
South Yorkshire Police are yet to release a statement
Western Park, opposite the Children’s Hospital on Western Bank, has been cordoned off this morning.
The park has been taped off and police officers are guarding the entrances.
An inner cordon has also been placed inside the park, close to the band stand.
Weston Park cordoned off by police. Officers focusing on an area near the bandstand pic.twitter.com/WHUM9DMCFl
— George Torr (@GeorgeTorr_) January 24, 2017
Weston Park Museum is closed today due to temporary closure of the park – we're sorry if you were planning a visit.https://t.co/CpV6v1faIj
— Museums Sheffield (@MuseumSheffield) January 24, 2017
Western Park Museum has confirmed on Twitter that it will be closed all day due to the temporary closure of the park.
A number of police cars and vans are parked up at the scene, but South Yorkshire Police are yet to released a statement.
Updates to follow.