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Major running event cancelled after man seen acting 'suspiciously'

Credit: ITV News Anglia

Peterborough's Great Eastern Run has been cancelled due to a 'police incident.'

Race organisers and police have tweeted it was cancelled because of a reports of a man acting suspiciously close to the route- on Alexandra Road in Peterborough.

The race was stopped not long after the first runners taking part in a fun run, set off.

Organisers have apologised to everyone taking part or watching the event.

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Credit: ITV News Anglia

Around 4,000 people were taking part in the half marathon- in one of the biggest events in the city's calendar.

Organisers are in the process of packing up. Credit: ITV News Anglia

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