Man ingests substance as neighbours advised to stay in their gardens.

Residents living along Roseberry Gardens in Upminster last night were advised by members of the emergency services to stay in their back gardens as a man was taken to hospital believed to have ingested a substance.

The incident occurred just after 9pm last night as locals took to social media groups saying they had been asked to remain in their back gardens for a period of time. Police, Fire and ambulances were all on scene in Upminster to deal with the situation.

A Met Police spokesperson told the Havering Daily:

“Police were called by LAS at 21:06hrs on Saturday, 19 June to concerns for the welfare of a man who was suspected to have ingested a substance.

“Officers attended with LFB. The man was taken to hospital.”

The incident is not being treated as suspicious

The Havering Daily