An area in Talbot Way, Small Heath, is being searched and as a precaution there has been an evacuation of a number of properties.
CLOSURES: Small Heath H'way @ Golden Hillock Rd (into city), Golden Hillock Rd @ Small Heath H'way (out of city), Coventry Rd @ Talbot Rd.
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