Air ambulance called as police put up cordon in Portsmouth city centre after incident

Emergency services are attending an incident in Portsmouth city centre this evening.

Friday, 30th April 2021, 6:26 pm
Updated Friday, 30th April 2021, 8:31 pm

A police cordon was put up in Arundel Street near the junction with Slindon Street at around 5.30pm. Slindon Street, Yapton Street and part of Arundel Street are taped off.

Officers were attending the scene, as well as paramedics.

An air ambulance took off from the Debenhams car park.

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Slindon Street in Portsmouth city centre is taped off by police on the evening of April 30, 2021. Picture: JPIMedia

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Slindon Street in Portsmouth city centre is taped off by police on the evening of April 30, 2021. Picture: JPIMedia