Bridge Street in Andover was cordoned off this morning after local gossip indicated a body was found by a postman in the River Anton by the Town Mills.

Andover & Villages spoke to Hampshire Police who said, “We are currently in attendance at Bridge Street, Andover, following a concern for the welfare of a woman found in the River Anton.

“We were called by a member of the public at 6.22am this morning (Saturday 26 May).

“Officers have cordoned a small area off Bridge Street but the road itself is open to traffic.

“We will update with further details when we can.”


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