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POLICE APPEAL FOR WITNESSES TO AMBULANCE INCIDENT IN EASTBOURNE

September 19 2012.


Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident between an ambulance driver and a man as the Olympic torch passed through Eastbourne in July.

An ambulance was called to deal with a woman who had collapsed in Cavendish Place on Tuesday 17th of July at 3.00pm. It parked by the junction of Elms Road and Cavendish Place as there were large crowds of people watching the torch pass along the route.

There was then an altercation between the South East Coast Ambulance Service driver and a man who was standing nearby. No patient was being treated at the time.

PC Chris Yabsley said: "I am aware this was a while ago, but there were hundreds of people in the town for the Olympic torch. We are asking for any witnesses to come forward who saw or heard the incident."


Anyone with information should contact Sussex Police on 101 quoting serial 0342 of 21/7.