Drones and six police cars descend on Sleaford street in early hours

A police drone was spotted over Sleaford in the early hours of this morning as police cars also rushed to the street.

People took to social media and described seeing six police cars and a van in Beech Rise, Sleaford.

The incident happened at around 2am this morning, Monday, January 7.

Police were called to a concern for safety report and Lincolnshire Police drones responded to the incident.

A Lincolnshire Police spokesperson said: “The police drone was used in the search for a missing man.

“A man was found in the nearby woods and was detained under the Mental Health Act.”

Lincolnshire Police dogs also attended the scene.

Police cars also rushed to the scene
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Lincs Police Drones tweeted: “Fantastic result overnight for our 24hr thermal drone operators!

“Direct find of a vulnerable missing person at

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