A Bembridge care home remains on lockdown surrounded by Police officers from across the Isle of Wight after an incident involving one of the home’s resident. Police where called just after 10pm on Sunday evening (July 16th).
It is understood that an Isle of Wight based Hampshire Constabulary Police Dog handler has been attacked and injured by a person who has after she was called to the home following a 999 call made by staff within the home
Ten Police units have attended the incident at a care home in the village of Bembridge on the Isle of Wight.
An armed response vehicle, Two dog units, Two Police vans and Five response cars arrived at Inver House and Langham Court on Forelands Road after the Police dog handler came under attack from the person who has since been arrested just before 10.15pm.
Stag Lane motors have attended and recovered the Injured officers vehicle whilst she seeks medical treatment for her injuries.
Damaged and smashed windows can be seen at the front entrance to the home and the Inner with reinforced glass has also smashed it is understood that the person was using them to smash their way into the home and turned on the officer.
Three Police cars remain at the home that is on lock down. The manager of the home refuse to discuss the matter saying she was too shocked and it was a police matter.