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Armed police have been deployed to an address in Florence Court in Andover after concerns were raised for the welfare of a man.
Officers were called on Sunday at 11.45pm.
At around 11am this morning officers arrested a 47-year-old man on suspicion of assault.
He is currently in police custody.
Due to the circumstances of what had been reported to the police, a decision was made to deploy armed officers.
Police say there was no wider risk to the public and officers at the scene have been stood down.
Hampshire Police is appealing for witnesses after a man exposed himself to a woman in Andover.
It happened around 3.30am on Saturday 1st July. The 24-year-old victim had been walking along Suffolk Road when she was approached by a man she did not know.
The man engaged the woman in a short conversation before exposing himself to her. He walked off towards Leicester Place when she began to call the police.
He has been described as:
- Aged in his late 20s
- 5ft 9ins or 5ft 10ins tall
- Medium build
- Wearing black hooded top and white T-shirt
- Spoke with a foreign accent
Officers would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident, or saw a man matching this description acting suspiciously in the area around at the time.
Police have released an efit image in connection with a rape investigation in Andover.
A 22 year old was sexually assaulted by a man between midnight and 2am on the 19th March.
The assault happened around the back of the Wolversdene Club in Love Lane.
He is described as white, aged 30 to 40 with a scar under his left eye.
He had an Eastern European accent and was wearing a black hooded top and dark, silky tracksuit bottoms, with white and black Nike trainers.
“Fortunately these types of incidents are rare in Andover and we are following all available lines of enquiry."
"Anyone with information should call 101, quoting 4170115518. Alternatively, people can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, where information can be left anonymously."