Breaking News First reported by Island Echo

1 HOSPITALISED AND 1 ARRESTED IN NEWPORT INCIDENT


UPDATED: A woman has been taken to hospital following an incident at Lugley Street in Newport tonight (Thursday) – an incident which has resulted in 1 male being arrested.

5 Police units responded to St James Court near the junction with Lower St James’ Street shortly before 20:00.

It’s at the residential block of flats that Police officers wearing blue gloves have been seen coming and going with paramedics from the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service.

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The ambulance service deployed an ambulance and duty officer to the scene earlier on.

Island Echo understands that 1 male has been arrested and taken to Newport Police Station on suspicion of at least 1 (currently unknown) offence.

Police resources have now left the area. The road remains open as normal.

UPDATE FRIDAY – Hampshire Constabulary have confirmed that a 47-year-old man remains in custody after being arrested in connection with a domestic incident.

No further details are to be provided.

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