THE death of a man in Reading town centre is being treated as 'unexplained' by police.

Officers and security staff from The Oracle shopping centre are turning traffic away from the area.

A Thames Valley Police spokesman said: "TVP is investigating an unexplained but non-suspicious death of a man in Bridge Street, Reading.

"We were called to the scene at 10.09am today.

"Police are currently at the scene and a cordon is in place."

Reading Chronicle:

Several police cars and an ambulance were called to the incident.

A section of Mill Lane has been cordoned off and cars are only being allowed to enter the area if they are using the car park.

The Oracle confirmed there was an incident on Wednesday morning in a statement.

The spokesman said: "We can confirm that there was an incident at the centre this morning and we are working closely with the emergency services."

A spokesman for South Central Ambulance Service added: "We got the call at 10.04am to attend the A329, Reading.

"We sent two ambulance crews, but a patient was sadly confirmed dead at the scene."

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