Police cars swoop on Fenland home after ‘man threatened to harm himself’ inside the house on Goodens Lane in Newton

The large police response at the home on Goodens Lane in Newton near Wisbech where a man threatened

The large police response at the home on Goodens Lane in Newton near Wisbech where a man threatened to harm himself. Picture(s): IAN CARTER - Credit: Archant

Police are currently dealing with a major incident in Newton near Wisbech – “nine police cars” were spotted at the scene on Goodens Lane.

The large police response at the home on Goodens Lane in Newton near Wisbech where a man threatened

The large police response at the home on Goodens Lane in Newton near Wisbech where a man threatened to harm himself. Picture(s): TERRY HARRIS - Credit: © Terry Harris

An eye witness posted the dramatic photograph on social media after they spotted dozens of police officers surrounding the Newton home.

A Cambridgeshire Police spokesman said: “We are currently dealing with a man who has threatened to harm himself inside a house in Goodens Lane, Wisbech.”

Armed police officers have placed cordons around the area – stopping people from coming close to the scene.

The spokesman added: “Officers are in attendance, including firearms and trained negotiators.”

The large police response at the home on Goodens Lane in Newton near Wisbech where a man threatened

The large police response at the home on Goodens Lane in Newton near Wisbech where a man threatened to harm himself. Picture(s): TERRY HARRIS - Credit: © Terry Harris

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The large police response at the home on Goodens Lane in Newton near Wisbech where a man threatened

The large police response at the home on Goodens Lane in Newton near Wisbech where a man threatened to harm himself. Picture(s): TERRY HARRIS - Credit: © Terry Harris

The large police response at the home on Goodens Lane in Newton near Wisbech where a man threatened

The large police response at the home on Goodens Lane in Newton near Wisbech where a man threatened to harm himself. Picture(s): TERRY HARRIS - Credit: © Terry Harris

The large police response at the home on Goodens Lane in Newton near Wisbech where a man threatened

The large police response at the home on Goodens Lane in Newton near Wisbech where a man threatened to harm himself. Picture(s): TERRY HARRIS - Credit: © Terry Harris

The large police response at the home on Goodens Lane in Newton near Wisbech where a man threatened

The large police response at the home on Goodens Lane in Newton near Wisbech where a man threatened to harm himself. Picture(s): TERRY HARRIS - Credit: © Terry Harris

The large police response at the home on Goodens Lane in Newton near Wisbech where a man threatened

The large police response at the home on Goodens Lane in Newton near Wisbech where a man threatened to harm himself. Picture(s): TERRY HARRIS - Credit: © Terry Harris