Army bomb disposal experts are searching an area of Small Heath after terror arrests this afternoon. The following roads are closed.
- Small Heath Highway at Golden Hillock Road (into city)
- Golden Hillock Road at Small Heath Highway (out of city)
- Coventry Road at Talbot Road
Police say there is severe traffic congestion. Drivers and pedestrians are advised to avoid the area to prevent delays to their journey.
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