Armed police dealing with major incident at Doncaster tower block tonight

Armed police are reportedly dealing with a major incident at a Doncaster tower block tonight.

Friday, 4th June 2021, 6:47 pm
Shaftesbury House in Intake.

Heavy police activity has been reported by eyewitnesses at Shaftesbury House in Intake in the last hour.

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The 14 storey block of flats is one of three residential tower blocks off Shaftesbury Avenue in the suburb.

Residents have reported a number of armed police vehicles at the scene and an ambulance is also understood to be in attendance.

We have contacted South Yorkshire Police for further details on the incident.