Reports of a man carrying a weapon led to a call out for police on the Isle of Wight last night (Friday).

Armed Response Officers were called to Leed Street at 9.15pm.

A Hampshire Constabulary spokesperson said:

“Specialist officers carried out enquiries in the area and spoke to a man, but no weapon was located and no offences were identified.

“The Neighbourhood Policing Team will be carrying out regular patrols in the area.”