Air ambulance scrambled after man 'taken ill' in Barking Park

Barking Park

Police and paramedics were called to Barking Park last night (June 16) to reports of a man taken ill. - Credit: Ken Mears

An air ambulance was scrambled after a man was reportedly taken ill in Barking Park last night.

Police were called at about 8.35pm on Wednesday, June 16 to reports of a man taken ill in the park in Longbridge Road.

Officers, paramedics and London’s Air Ambulance all attended the scene.

A Metropolitan Police spokesperson said: "The man, who is believed to be aged in his 30s, was taken to hospital for treatment where he remains."

Enquiries into the circumstances are ongoing.

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