Yesterday evening and reportedly today helicopters have been spotted above Roman Way, Saxon Fields and towards East Anton, Andover.

Many people are speculating on social media regarding the incident and are connecting it to Edward Scobie’s search case.

Up to 7 police road vehicles were in attendance in the areas.

A source, of Roman Way, told Andover and Villages that they saw Scobie being tackled in front of their house, however, the convict escaped capture.

Some speculated that the police were looking for an A-CLASS drug dealer.

Police are yet to confirm the nature of the incident.

If you see Edward Scobie, or if you know where he is, do not approach him but call police immediately on 999, quoting 44190100176