ARMED police have arrested a further three people after a man pulled out a gun in a Pizza House restaurant.

Police say an armed police presence in Luck Road, Bursledon was in connection to an incident where a man pulled out a handgun in the restaurant on St Mary's Street, Southampton on Saturday.

Residents said the police corden was put in place this morning at about 9am. 

It has now been confirmed that three further people were arrested today in connection with the restaurant incident.

A 31-year-old man from Southampton has been arrested on suspicion of possessing a firearm with intent to endanger life.

He remains in custody at this time.

A 32-year-old man from Fareham and a 33-year-old woman from Southampton have been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

They also remain in police custody.