Jersey children's park closed by armed police after assault

Millbrook Park
Image caption Armed police were called to the park to deal with an alleged assault

Armed police closed off a children's park in Jersey while investigating a suspected serious assault.

A number of police cars, at least two ambulances and an emergency response unit were called to the scene at about 16:00 BST.

A police spokesman said police were also carrying Tasers as they patrolled Millbrook Park in St Lawrence.

Det Insp Craig Jackson said officers were looking for a "a male and a female" who were seen leaving the area.

A number of people were asked to leave the area by police who reopened the park shortly before 17:30 BST.

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