Emergency services after customers taken ill in Salisbury restaurant

Emergency services have been called to a restaurant in Salisbury after two people were taken ill.

Still from video taken with permission from the Twitter feed of Sam Proudfoot @samproudy01 of emergency services in Salisbury after two people fell ill in a Prezzo restaurant in the city, Picture: PA

Wiltshire Police said the area surrounding Prezzo restaurant has been closed while they work to establish what caused the “medical incident” involving a man and a woman on Sunday.

The ambulance service alerted detectives at about 6.45pm. Firefighters were also in attendance.

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Witness Sam Proudfoot, 16, said he saw a person in a hazardous material suit go between the restaurant and the ambulance.

“I’ve been told two people were taken ill in there,” he said.

“There’s a man in a full white body suit with a mask to his mouth going in and out of the back of the ambulance and the restaurant.”

Wiltshire Police said: “Police were called by the ambulance service to Prezzo, High Street, Salisbury at 6.45pm today following a medical incident involving two people.

“As a precautionary measure, the restaurant and surrounding roads have been cordoned off while officers attend the scene and establish the circumstances surrounding what has led them to fall ill.”