THE NPAS helicopter joined the search for a man seen with a knife in Boscombe this afternoon.

Officers were called to Walpole Road shortly after 3pm.

A spokesperson from Dorset Police said: “At 3.08pm, officers received a report of a man seen with a knife in Walpole Road.

“Officers attended to carry out a search of the area, with support from the NPAS helicopter, and establish the circumstances.”

Investigations continue.