Paramedics called to 'bleeding' man in Blackpool charity shop car park

A man has been taken to hospital after emergency services received reports of 'bleeding' and 'a collapse'.

Monday, 10th June 2019, 6:56 pm
Barnardo's on Cherry Treet Road. Picture by Google maps

An ambulance was called at 3.20pm to reports that the man was bleeding outside Barnardo's charity shop on Cherry Tree Road.

A police spokesman said officers were contacted by the ambulance service 10 minutes later with reports of a collapse.

One witness reported seeing police vans, tape, and CSI at the scene.

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Neither police nor the ambulance service could provide information about the man's current condition, however, a police spokesman said there was 'no suggestion' that he was stabbed.

They said: "Enquiries are on-going and remain in their very early stages.

"Anyone with information should call 101 quoting log number 0860 of today, June 10."

A leading member of staff at Barnardo's refused to comment.