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POLICE SEARCH IN HUNNYHILL CALLS UPON AIR SUPPORT

policetapestockVIDEO: A large scale Police search in Newport resulted in air support being called in to help track down a suspect this afternoon (Thursday).

Residents living in and around the Hunnyhill area of the town were shocked and scared to see a large amount of Police descend on the area shortly before 16:00, alongside the National Police Air Support helicopter from Bournemouth which was flying overhead.

Island Echo understands the wanted person, a male, was jumping through the gardens of properties in an attempt to avoid Police, however was eventually detained in one of the gardens when the overhead helicopter located the individual.

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It has been confirmed the male made off from Police.

The incident was brought to a close by 16:30.

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Video thanks to Michael Dangerfield

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