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.

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

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

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.