Police called to reported stabbing off Lincoln High Street

Police have taped off a road off Lincoln High Street due to an ongoing incident, with eyewitnesses reporting a stabbing on Vernon Street.

A man in his 20s has been taken to hospital following an assault. Police say he suffered injuries.

A reporter at the scene said residents have been evacuated from their homes.

Officers attended the scene just after 3.30pm. An air ambulance was also spotted circling overhead.

Eyewitnesses have claimed a person was injured with a blade.

There is also a partial road closure in place in the High Street area. This is affecting transport services in the city centre.