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Emergency services at 'incident' at Treliske hospital

Emergency services at 'incident' at Treliske hospital

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 10:49am 17th September 2019. (Updated at 2:13pm 17th September 2019)

Police have confirmed emergency services are at the scene of an 'incident' at Treliske.

Firefighters and police officers have been called to the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro.

A cordon can be seen in the area outside Bedruthan House, near the Princess Alexandra maternity wing.

Police say they were called to concerns for the welfare of a woman 'in crisis'.

They have now confirmed that she has been detained under the mental health act.

"Emergency Services are at Treliske hospital following concerns for the welfare of a woman on the grounds, who is in crisis.

"This is a live and active matter and wouldn’t be appropriate to comment further at this time".

Devon and Cornwall Police

They later added: "She has been detained under the mental health act and remains in the hands of the professionals."

Both South Western Ambulance Service and the Royal Cornwall Hospital say they are unable to provide any further information at this time.


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