A ‘disruptive’ passenger has halted train services while police deal with them.

According to South Western Railway, police are dealing with an incident near the railway at Axminster tonight.

The line towards Yeovil Junction is blocked and services running through this station may be delayed.

Disruption is expected until the end of the day.

A spokesperson for SWR said: “We have been informed of a disruptive passenger at Axminster.

“As a result, the train is currently awaiting police attendance and the line towards Yeovil Junction is currently blocked.

“For further information or onward travel advice please speak to a member of staff or use a station help point.

“We are very sorry for any delay that this may cause to your journey.”