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Serious medical incident at Center Parcs as child is 'pulled from water'

Serious medical incident at Center Parcs as child is 'pulled from water'

Wiltshire Police have confirmed that they attended an incident at Center Parcs in Longleat

A ‘serious medical incident’ has been declared at Center Parcs in Wiltshire after a child was reportedly pulled out of the water.

Emergency services were rushed to the holiday park in Longleat this morning after the incident, about which few details have so far been released.

In a statement, Wiltshire Police said: "We’re in attendance at Longleat Center Parcs near Warminster in support of South Western Ambulance Service following reports of a serious medical incident involving a child shortly after 11am today (24/12).

"We will provide a further update when it’s appropriate to do so."

A witness has been reported as claiming that the incident involved a young boy and the wave pool at the park.

According to The Sun, a woman watched the whole horrific event unfold, as her husband was told that a young boy was pulled out of the water.

She is quoted as having said: "My daughter and son saw it as well - she’s quite upset.”

It is believed that the whole pool area was evacuated and closed down after the incident.

An air ambulance is also believed to have been called to the scene.

More to follow.

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Topics: UK News