Ambulance called to incident at Wigan town centre pub

Paramedics have been called into action at a Wigan pub amid reports that a customer was taken ill.

Friday, 18th January 2019, 7:10 pm
Updated Friday, 18th January 2019, 8:29 pm
An ambulance outside the White Horse in Standishgate

An ambulance arrived at The White Horse, in Standishgate, shortly before 7.30pm this evening (Friday January 18).

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While the exact nature of the incident has not been confirmed, a resident leaving the nearby Jetts Gym at the time told Wigan Today: "I'd just been for a workout and while I was in there, a guy came in and asked where the defibrillator was because a guy had collapsed in a pub in the town centre."

He added: "Whether they used it (the defibrillator) or not before the ambulance got there, I don't know."

Wigan Today has contacted the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) for more information.