A large emergency service presence has been spotted dealing an incident at a popular park.

Police, fire crews and ambulance response units are at Chalkwell Park in Leigh following an incident earlier this evening.

Officers told The Echo a man is up a tree and refusing to come down. 

A number of police officers, at least one fire crew and an incident response unit are on the scene at the popular park.

Essex Police, Essex Fire Service and the ambulance service have been contacted for comment.