THE EMERGENCY services have responded to a ‘critical’ incident in Buckinghamshire today.

The police and air ambulance were called after reports of a person in need of critical care near White Lion Road in Amersham at about 9.50am today (September 25).

Concerned residents took to social media after rumours of a stabbing near the retail park off the A404 White Lion Road. 

Police have now confirmed they are treating the incident as a stabbing after a man in his forties was rushed to the hospital. 

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A Thames Valley Air Ambulance spokesperson confirmed: “We can confirm that our helicopter and a critical care response vehicle were dispatched to provide advanced critical care at an incident in Amersham today.”

Read the latest update from the police here