Armed police are currently surrounding a property in Sandown this evening (Friday).

Police were called by a member of the public reporting concerns for a man inside an address on Downsview Road at 3:30pm.

Hampshire Constabulary says officers are in attendance and at this stage believe the incident is “contained within the address”.

People are being advised to stay away from the area while officers deal with the situation.



It is understood one person has been detained by police. A police cordon has now been removed.