POLICE and ambulance crews are dealing with an incident in the Lansdowne area of Bournemouth town centre this afternoon.

Dorset Police said they were called to reports of a "disturbance" in Christchurch Road and two people were taken to hospital.

Witnesses reported seeing several police cars and ambulances near to Lansdowne roundabout, with officers seen in Christchurch Road opposite the Bournemouth and Poole College site.

A spokeswoman for Dorset Police said: "We were called at 4.10pm on Thursday, February 27,  to a report of a disturbance on Christchurch Road.

"It is reported that one person has sustained injuries – officers are currently at the scene."

A spokesman for South Western Ambulance Service said: "We were called at around 4.15pm about an incident on Christchurch Road, Bournemouth.

"We sent two ambulance crews to attend the scene.

"We treated two patients at the scene and transported them to hospital for further care."

More follows.