Richmond incident comes to safe conclusion

Police say an incident in Richmond has been brought to a safe conclusion.

North Yorkshire Police say they were called to Hurgill Road at just before 2pm amid concerns for the safety of a teenager in distress.

A spokesperson said: “The person is now receiving the appropriate help.

“Thank you for your patience and understanding whilst we dealt with the incident.

“Hurgill Road is now open again as usual.”

Motorists had earlier been advised to avoid the area.