Concern for safety incident at Burnley Barracks railway station prompts urgent police response

Police at the scene of the incident
Police at the scene of the incident

Emergency services were at the scene of Burnley Barracks railway station this morning after reports concerning the safety of an individual.

A police van was spotted parked outside the station at the junction of Padiham Road and Junction Street just after 9-30am.

A spokesman for British Transport Police said: "The call came in at around 9-30am to a report of a concern of the welfare of a man. He has now been taken to a place of safety."