Paramedics help a man suffering from breathing difficulties in Norwich Market

STAFF - Ambulance attend to a man who collapsed outside Norwich Market. Picture SABRINA JOHNSON

STAFF - Ambulance attend to a man who collapsed outside Norwich Market. Picture SABRINA JOHNSON - Credit: Archant

The ambulance service was called to Norwich city centre this afternoon to treat a man believed to be suffering breathing difficulties.

Ambulance crews were called to the scene in Gentleman's Walk, opposite the entrance to the Royal Arcade at 1.47pm.

Two ambulance crews and a rapid response vehicles arrived at the scene to treat a man thought to be in his 70s.

By-standers reported two women stopping to help the man before the ambulance service arrived on the scene, both of whom were thought to be a medical professional.

The man has been taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for further treatment.


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