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Officers from Hampshire Constabulary have this afternoon detained at least one youth in Lake after two youngsters were seen with fishing rods around the fields of the Broadlea Primary School area.

A hooded youth, age unknown, was seen to be detained on the floor in Lake High Street shortly before 15:20 this afternoon (Wednesday), hand cuffed, however appeared to have his eyes closed.

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Witnesses have reported to Island Echo that the detained person was then placed in the recovery position and officers donned medical gloves, indicating an injury or search.

Initial reports received to the Island Echo news desk suggested two persons were on the floor, one on top of the other. This has not been confirmed.

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