Reports of the police helicopter over Upper Poppleton

The police helicopter was involved. Photograph: National Police Air Service on Twitter

The York Press is reporting that the police helicopter has been hovering over Upper Poppleton “for about an hour this lunchtime”.

It seems there are conflicting reports at the moment. The Press states:

  • One eyewitness said it appeared to be flying primarily near the River Ouse.

    Another villager said several police vehicles had been seen near the railway station.

We’ll check with the police and update.

3.36pm update

We now have a full story here: