Man injured and taken to hospital as armed police called to Sunderland street

A person has been taken to hospital with a hand damage after emergency companies have been called to a street in Sunderland.

Emergency companies have been called to Roker Avenue in Sunderland at 6.23pm on Thursday night the place a person had been injured.

Witnesses on the scene claimed the highway was closed off by police with some reporting seeing a person on the roof of a property.

Neighbours on the street additionally reporting seeing armed police on the scene.

The full nature of the incident is just not but recognized though the North East Ambulance Service confirmed they handled an individual for a hand damage.

The ambulance service stated the particular person was then taken to Sunderland Royal Hospital though their situation is at the moment unknown.

A spokesperson for the North East Ambulance Service stated: “We obtained a name at 6.32pm this night.

“We dispatched a paramedic crew and handled a affected person for a hand damage earlier than taking them to Sunderland Royal Hospital.”

Northumbria Police confirmed officers have been on the scene.

More updates are due to observe.



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