A MAN has been found critically injured at a Hampshire home after reports of a disturbance.

Police were called to Drummond Close in Winchester just after 1.30pm yesterday to a report of a disturbance at an address.

A man in his 50s was found critically injured and was taken to hospital.

No other injuries have been reported and police believe this is an isolated incident.

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In a post on Facebook, Winchester Police said: "We understand there maybe some concern about police activity at an address in Winchester today. We want to let you know what happened so we can allay those concerns.

"Essentially we were called at just after 1.30pm today (July 29) to a report of a disturbance at an address in Drummond Close, Winchester.

"The occupant of the address, a man in his 50s, was found critically injured and was taken to hospital. No one else has been reported injured.

"We want to reassure you that we believe this an isolated incident and that there is no risk to the wider community."

A passerby, who lives on Kings Avenue off of Stanmore Lane, said that they heard sirens at 1.20pm. 

They added: "We knew it was serious because of how many sirens there were. 

"People have been talking about what happened.

"It's been a real shock to the community." 

Another man, who was walking his dogs past Drummond Close earlier this morning, said: "It's horrific if I'm honest. This area is usually so quite, with families and elderly people making up the most of it. 

"It's very sad and a shock to see so many emergency services." 

He added that he heard sirens "just after lunchtime" yesterday. 

A third local resident told the Daily Echo at the scene that a man had been involved in an incident at his home.