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'Staff were doing CPR' - Air ambulance attend collapse at Dereham Morrisons

PUBLISHED: 11:43 26 September 2019 | UPDATED: 13:00 26 September 2019

An East Anglian Air Ambulance was called to reports of a medical episode at Morrisons in Dereham. Picture: Archant

An East Anglian Air Ambulance was called to reports of a medical episode at Morrisons in Dereham. Picture: Archant

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An air ambulance has landed at the Mid-Norfolk Railway after reports of a medical episode at Morrisons in Dereham.

An East Anglian Air Ambulance was called to reports of a medical episode at Morrisons in Dereham. Picture: ArchantAn East Anglian Air Ambulance was called to reports of a medical episode at Morrisons in Dereham. Picture: Archant

Emergency services were called to the scene on Station Road at 9.59 this morning after reports that a person collapsed.

A total of one ambulance, one paramedic car and two police cars were on the scene as well as the air ambulance, which landed in the Mid-Norfolk Railway car park.

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Somebody shopping in Morrisons at the time said: "An older gent collapsed by the fish counter in the store and it looked like staff were doing CPR.

"After that it was all cordoned off by the police."

A spokesperson from the ambulance service said: "We were called at 9.56am with reports of a cardiac arrest in station Road, Dereham.

"We sent a community first responder, ambulance, ambulance officer, rapid response vehicle and East Anglian Air Ambulance."

More information as it comes.

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