Police have arrested two people after a protest outside of the Devonport Naval Base in Plymouth on Friday morning.

Devon and Cornwall Police were called to the Camel’s Head Gate of the naval base at around 6am to assist MOD Police after protestors gathered along with two cars at the base.

There was considerable congestion on Keyham Road, Saltash Road and the A38 as a result of the protest.

At round 10am, a 56-year-old man and a 39-year-old woman were both arrested on suspicion of obstructing the highway.

Both the man and the woman are from the Somerset area and have been taken into custody at Charles Cross Police Station.