Emergency services were seen today at after a suspected incident at West View House hostel.

Residents in the area reported seeing several police cars and a number of ambulances descending on West View House at around 1.30pm on Saturday, February 10.

A resident who wished to remain anonymous said the Hyde Gate cul de sac in which West View House sits was blocked by the large volume of emergency services which arrived at the building.

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The resident added that some of the officers who had arrived had been armed.

A spokesperson for Hampshire Constabulary said: "We were called at 12:21pm yesterday (10 February) to reports of a concern for welfare on Hyde Gate, Winchester.

"As part of our response, officers seized a BB airsoft gun. A man was taken to hospital and then later discharged. No one was injured during the incident.

"No crime was identified."