POLICE have denied a mysterious new diversion sign on the M4 will lead drivers to the popular new Netflix show Squid Game.

A yellow board to the side of Junction Five of the M4 in Slough features a triangle, square and circle with an arrow pointing left.

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The shapes are featured heavily in the new Netflix hit series Squid Game, where hundreds of down-on-the-luck individuals compete against each other in brutal and bloody games to earn a huge cash prize.

Thames Valley Police’s roads social media account tweeted: “Evening all.

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“So, We can confirm that by following this signage from the M4 Junction 5 in Slough will not lead you to the popular Netflix series #SquidGame.

“It’s just directions for diversion routes during the roadworks…phew!”