West Mercia Police currently have cordons in place at three locations in Worcester including the Diglis footbridge, Waterworks Road and Cheviot Close as part of an investigation into a serious incident. Police are asking people to remain out of these areas whilst they investigate.

As part of the investigation police are working closely with Herefordshire and Worcestershire Fire and Rescue Service and South Wales Police Specialist Search team who will be searching the River Severn in the Diglis area.

Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Chief Inspector Dean Jones, said: ‚ÄúA 24- year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in police custody. We believe this to be an isolated incident.‚ÄĚ