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Reports of large police presence in Aylesbury

Reports of large police presence in Aylesbury

Published by Mix96 News at 5:49pm 12th July 2019. (Updated at 10:10pm 12th July 2019)

A large number of police have been in Meadowcroft this evening, including armed police, dealing with what they described as a 'fear for welfare incident'.

Armed police were on Meadowcroft near Wigmore Road just up from The JFK pub.

The armed unit were seen pointing guns at a house or flat on Meadowcroft, just past Wigmore Road.

UPDATE (22:00)

Thames Valley Police say the incident is over.

They confirmed that it was resolved safely and that a man was arrested and is in police custody

Police thanked the public for their patience while the incident was being dealt with and said a police presence will remain in the area.

EARLIER STORY:

Police say it is a  fear for welfare incident involving a man:

Officers are at the scene of a fear for welfare incident involving a man in Meadcowcroft, Aylesbury.

Officers are continuing to work with the man to ensure this incident is resolved safely for him, members of the public, and officers.

Police cordons are in place on Wigmore Road and Meadowcroft.

Please avoid the area while officers deal with this incident safely.

This is what the scene looked like earlier:

Armed police point guns toward house
Armed police point guns toward house
An officer at the cordon
An officer at the cordon with officers pointing guns at the flat
Meadowcroft incident
Meadowcroft
Meadowcroft incident
Meadowcroft

Police say they are dealing with the incident and ask people to avoid the area while they do.

 

ORIGINAL STORY

We've been hearing reports of a large police presence in the the Meadowcroft area of Aylesbury. 

Some areas are closed off.

Police have said:

"Officers are currently on scene dealing with an incident on Meadowcroft.

"Please can you give the Officers space to deal with incident safely and effectively."

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