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Traffic delays due to protest near Hartlepool

Seaton Carew Road, near Port Clarence. Copyright Google Maps.
Seaton Carew Road, near Port Clarence. Copyright Google Maps.

Drivers are facing delays this morning because of a protest on a busy road near Hartlepool.

The action is taking place in Huntsman Drive, near Port Clarence.

Drivers are being advised to take alternative routes.

A spokeswoman for Cleveland Police said in a statement: "There is currently traffic disruption due to an ongoing protest on Huntsman Drive in Port Clarence.

"Motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible and take alternative routes."