Ambulance bosses have issued a statement in relation to the police incident in Nuneaton town centre.

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) told CoventryLive paramedics were was called to Queens Road to reports of an assault at 5pm yesterday (August 31).

An ambulance was sent to the scene – but then stood down.

“We were called at 5pm on Monday 31 August to reports of an assault in Queen’s Road, Nuneaton,” a WMAS spokesperson said.

“However, the ambulance was cancelled prior to our arrival as the patient made their own way to hospital.”

Police officers were standing guard at the cordon , near to Johnsons Jewellers, last night and stopping cars and pedestrians from entering.



Police have taped off the entrance to Queens Road

The cordon stretched to BetFred and a forensics van was also parked close to where Store 21 used to be.

CoventryLive has sought clarity from Warwickshire Police about what happened.

At the time of publication, the force had not provided any information.

As we reported in our newsletter, a police cordon was thrown around the Queens Road entrance to the town centre yesterday (August 31).

At the time officers, who stood guard at the scene, remained tight-lipped about the incident and told Coventry Live it was a ‘live crime scene’.

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