Torridge Bridge is currently closed and motorists are advised to avoid the area due to to police incident.

UPDATE 2.05PM: The Torridge Bridge has now re-opened.

Alison Lander, Chief Inspector for North and West Devon, tweeted: "Bridge is now open. Help and assistance provided by staff at scene. Thank you for your patience."

1.50PM: Police have closed the Torridge Bridge due to a woman on the wrong side of the railings.

Officers were called to the scene at around 1.30pm.

The bridge is currently closed and traffic build-up in the area is expected.

Check back for more as we have it.