Edinburgh Taylor Swift fans urged 'use other routes' in ongoing police incident

Police say they have cordoned off a through road connecting Murrayfield with Gorgie after they received reports of concern for a man at a property on Westfield Road.

Several officers remain at the scene with the route cordoned off from both Gorgie Road and Stevenson Road.

The street, which is home to Murrayfield Sports Bar, will be a route that many Taylor Swift concert goers will travel down in order to access Murrayfield Stadium.

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The residential street is less than a 10-minute walk from the venue with thousands of fans making their way to the event on Friday afternoon for the megastar's gig.

A statement from Police Scotland read: "Westfield Road is currently closed following a report of concern for a man at a property, which was reported at 12.55pm today.

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"Officers are at the scene and enquiries to establish the circumstances are ongoing.

"Drivers and concert-goers are urged to use alternative routes."

Officers can be seen littered throughout the street with some individuals in suit pictured standing close to the Gorgie Road end of Westfield Road.

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Lothian Buses took to X to warn customers that they would have to divert the number one and two services.

The statement on their website read: "Due to a road closure buses are unable to serve Westfield Road and Stevenson Road and are instead diverted via Gorgie Road and Balgreen Road in both directions until further notice."