RESIDENTS were left alarmed after a large police presence swooped in to a street in Romsey.

Police were seen 'swarming' an address in the town centre on Saturday, June 18.

One resident said: "Not sure what was going on, but there were four police cars and police swarming an address in Station Road.

"I can't seem to find anything about why they were all there, and there were no ambulances there."

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Police were also seen in Malmesbury Road.

Hampshire Constabulary said they had attended a call out - but that no crime had been committed.

A spokesman said: "We were called at 9.42am to a report of a robbery at Betfred in The Hundred, Romsey.

"However, on attendance, it was found no crime had occurred and the information provided was incorrect."

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