Sinkhole appears in the middle of a road in Thetford

A sinkhole has appeared on Elizabeth Watling Close in Thetford. Picture: Rebecca Murphy

A sinkhole has appeared on Elizabeth Watling Close in Thetford. Picture: Rebecca Murphy - Credit: Archant

A large sinkhole has appeared on a residential street in Thetford.

A sinkhole has appeared on Elizabeth Watling Close in Thetford. Picture: Rebecca Murphy

A sinkhole has appeared on Elizabeth Watling Close in Thetford. Picture: Rebecca Murphy - Credit: Archant

Police were called at 11.31am to Elizabeth Watling Close after the sinkhole - measuring more than 4ft long and 3ft wide - developed in the middle of the road.

A police car is blocking access to the road and two officers are helping to assist vehicles in and out of the road.

Norfolk County Council's highways department have been called to fix the sinkhole.

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