Officers went to Gillam Road after a man set fire to something in a garden - a bomb disposal team's assessing the items.
Man Charged After Christchurch Taxi Driver Threatened With Gun
A man's been charged after a taxi driver was threatened with a gun by a passenger in Christchurch.
It happened during a row in Dorset Road on Thursday evening.
A 49-year-old man's due in court next month to face two charges, including possessing an unloaded air weapon.
At 6.37pm on Thursday 21 July 2016 Dorset Police received a report of an altercation along Dorset Road in Christchurch.
It is alleged that a male taxi driver was threatened with a firearm by a male customer.
49-year-old John David O'Brien of Christchurch has been charged with possession of an unloaded air weapon in a public place and use of threatening behaviour with intent to cause fear of unlawful violence and is due to appear at Bournemouth Magistrates' Court on Tuesday 9 August.
Tens of thousands of people lined the harbour to welcome HMS Queen Elizabeth to her home port for the first time.
Lanes will be added on Junction 9 slip roads, the Parkway South roundabout and Whiteley Way approach.
A cyclist in his 60s has died after a crash in the New Forest.
Recently Played Tracks
Now playing: The best feel good music
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
What's happening on the roads where you are?
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.
Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart.
Get some great ideas on how to advertise your business on radio, online and on mobile.