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UPDATED: POLICE ARMED WITH RIOT SHIELDS ‘ENGAGING WITH MAN’ AT HOTEL IN RYDE

B2c84f29-25ae-4b37-aad0-cc15174b5414-scaledPolice armed with riot shields are in attendance at a hotel in Ryde this afternoon (Thursday), where concerns have been raised for the welfare of a man.

Officers responded to Abingdon Lodge on the corner of West Street and Green Street in the town shortly before 11:30, with more resources arriving around an hour later.

It has been confirmed by Hampshire Constabulary that they are responding to concerns raised for the welfare of a male inside the hotel.

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Police are engaging with the man and the incident remains ongoing at this time.

The Isle of Wight Ambulance Service is also in attendance.

UPDATE FRIDAY – Hampshire Constabulary has confirmed that no one was injured in yesterday’s incident, which had drawn to a close by 16:00.

A man in his 30s was arrested on suspicion of causing criminal damage. He has been released from custody but remains under investigation.

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John Smith
John Smith
13 days ago

It all happens in Ryde.

Bob m
Bob m
13 days ago

What an absolute helmet !!!!

Gavin Buckle
Gavin Buckle
12 days ago

But it’s not like london

Billiam O'brady Jr
Billiam O'brady Jr
Reply to  Gavin Buckle
12 days ago

Friday and Saturday Nights in the Lud would make London look like belfast on a sunday. Which is why we need our own island police force, army, navy and air-force. We should have our own representative parliament and make our own laws. All for one and one for the isle. Huzah!

 

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