POLICE were called out over concerns for the safety of a person on a Flintshire bridge.

Cheshire Police received reports of a missing person at 12.40pm today, followed by a report of a male on a bridge over the A494.

A spokesman for the force said the male was located by officers at 3.30pm.

His is now safe and is with officers, the spokesman said.

North Wales Police closed the road while Cheshire colleagues dealt with the situation.

Traffic is expected to return to normal soon, the spokesman said.