Man detained after knife drama at Portsmouth doctors’ surgery

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Police were called to a doctors’ surgery this morning after reports of a man wielding a knife.

Hampshire Constabulary said it was called to the Drayton Surgery in Portsmouth just before 8.15am today.

The Drayton Surgery

The Drayton Surgery

It was reported a man carrying a knife was trying to get into the surgery.

Police said a man in his 50s from Cosham has been detained by police and was receiving a medical assessment.

No-one at the surgery would comment today.