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Drunk man blocks road and has to be moved by police - at 10.30am on Monday

Police were called to arrest man relaxing in the road who was swigging from a bottle of booze and lighting up a cigarette

Drivers faced a unusual hazard in Mirfield - a drunken man.

The man laid down in the centre of Huddersfield Road this morning, bringing traffic to a halt in both directions at around 10.30am.

Police had to be called to deal with the man who was drinking from a bottle of beer and smoking cigarettes.

The man in the Mirfield road
The man in the Mirfield road

Traffic was forced to queue for several minutes on the busy road before the man was finally helped away by police officers.

The bizarre incident happened near the junction with Steanard Lane.



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