Large police presence as officers cordon off path near waterway in Leigh Park

A PATH near a waterway has been cordoned off by police in Leigh Park.

Saturday, 4th December 2021, 5:43 pm
Updated Saturday, 4th December 2021, 5:59 pm

Dog walker Karl Browning, 57, saw the police officers at around 2-2.30pm today south of the zebra crossing in Purbrook Way.

Several vehicles and officers were in the area, he said.

Karl said: ‘(I) was walking the dogs round The Oaks.

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Police at a pathway south of Purbrook Way in Leigh Park. Picture: Karl Browning

‘There were two police cars and a plain van parked up.

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‘There were officers standing around, a couple had bullet proof vests and looked they were (possibly) armed.’

He added: ‘Also the river that runs through there (had) police tape following the river quite a way.’

Police at a pathway south of Purbrook Way in Leigh Park. Picture: Karl Browning

The News has contacted Hampshire police for further information.

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