THE cordon shutting off part of Southsea Common has now been lifted by police.
A section of the common next to Southsea Skate Park had been closed off by Hampshire Constabulary following an incident last night.
Police are unable to say what the nature of the crime is at this stage.
A police spokesman said: ‘It is a scene from a crime last night that is being preserved.
‘At the moment we are unable to give any further details.’