Police escort white vans through Portsmouth

M275. Picture: Cesar Moreno Huerta

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Traffic in Portsmouth was stopped to allow four white vans with flashing blue lights to be escorted through the city - and police will not say why.

The convoy passed southbound through Copnor Road just before 10am.

Unmarked vans are given a police escort in Copnor Road, Portsmouth

Unmarked vans are given a police escort in Copnor Road, Portsmouth

It was also spotted in Drayton at about 11.30am.

The News asked Hampshire police for details.

A police spokeswoman confirmed it was a police escort but said she could not reveal what was being escorted,

‘It was a police escort but we were not party to the reason - according to the Roads Policing Unit Inspector,’ she said.