ACCESS is restricted at a Northwich beauty spot as police deal with an incident.

Cheshire Police has warned that certain areas will be affected throughout the day as officers carry out a search in Hatchmere, at Delamere Forest.

The search is in relation to reports police received of concerns for a motorist seen in the vicinity last night, Saturday.

Nearby residents and passers  by say they say the police helicopter searching in the early hours of the morning and say forensics offiers and divers have been in the area today.

More follows.