Police car becomes snow patrol stranded in cut off beauty spot

Snow that fell overnight has left a picturesque area of Burnley cut off.

Thursday, 1st March 2018, 12:54 pm
Updated Thursday, 1st March 2018, 1:00 pm
The police vehicle hidden by drifting snow at Catlow Bottoms, Briercliffe

And these photographs taken by Andy Wilkinson, who lives at Catlow Bottoms, Briercliffe, show a police car hidden in the drifting snow.

The vehicle has been there all night, stranded just below the Catlow hamlet where the road is totally impassable.

Andy took the pictures just to show how bad the snow was in the area and also leading the Shooters Arms in Southfield Lane.

It's a winter whiteout at Catlow Bottom, Briercliffe.
The scene outside the Shooters Arms at Briercliffe, Burnley
It's a winter whiteout at Catlow Bottom, Briercliffe.
The scene outside the Shooters Arms at Briercliffe, Burnley