Air ambulance out in Dereham after person suffers cardiac arrest in Market Place

The air ambulance took off from Old Becclesgate, on Swaffham Road. Photo: EDP

The air ambulance took off from Old Becclesgate, on Swaffham Road. Photo: EDP - Credit: Archant

The East Anglian Air Ambulance has been in Dereham today after somebody went into cardiac arrest in the town centre.

The Anglia One aircraft attended the scene. Photo: EDP

The Anglia One aircraft attended the scene. Photo: EDP - Credit: Archant

The Anglia One aircraft, from Norwich, was dispatched at 2.15pm to assist the medical emergency in Dereham Market Place.

The aircraft was tasked again at 3.20pm to an incident near Coltishall.

It took off from Old Becclesgate, on Swaffham Road, Dereham.

Police attended the Dereham incident, which took place in the alleyway behind the NatWest bank, near to SpecSavers.

Police and ambulances attended the scene in Dereham marketplace. Photo: EDP

Police and ambulances attended the scene in Dereham marketplace. Photo: EDP - Credit: Archant


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A spokesperson confirmed that officers were there only to assist with providing a traffic cordon.

Officers were called to Dereham Market Place at 1.40pm to reports of someone going into cardiac arrest.

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Details of the patient's condition have not yet been confirmed.

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