POLICE closed a canal path near Kidderminster today while they dealt with an "incident."

The canal path between Wolverley lock and Kidderminster was closed just before 9am this morning (Saturday January 8).

North Worcestershire Police tweeted: "We are currently dealing with a incident on the canal path between #Wolverley Lock & #Kidderminster.

"The canal path is closed and will be for some time."

The path was reopened at around 12.23pm.

Police have been contacted for comment.

More to follow.