AN air ambulance has been called to a private address behind Golborne High School.

Residents reported the air ambulance circulating the area before it landed on the field behind the Lowton Road school shortly after 1.30pm.

Many people took to social media to voice their concerns that the ambulance had attended the school.

However, North West Ambulance Service has confirmed that the incident is relating to a nearby private address and the school is not involved.

An ambulance and rapid response vehicle are also in attendance. However, no details of the incident they are attending has been released at this stage.