A LEVEL crossing on a railway line near to Evesham had to be closed after a man trespassed on the track.

The crossing at Blackminster has to be closed at about 8.30pm on Saturday to allow police officers to remove the man.

Officers from Evesham, were called out to assist British Transport Police to deal with the situation. A West Mercia spokesman said that the transport police will deal with the man.

The crossing was closed for about half an hour.