Armed police surround Blackpool house

Armed police have been called to a house in Preston New Road in Blackpool.

Sunday, 28th May 2017, 3:28 pm
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 9:37 pm

Armed officers, together with support units are currently at the house.

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Police said that they cannot give details as the incident is ongoing, but have reassured the public that the incident is not terrorism related.

The Force Incident Manager said: “Officers are dealing with the situation, which is not something that the wider public of Lancashire need to worry about.”

More details to follow.