Child taken to hospital after emergency services were called to Hartlepool Primark

Emergency services were called to Primark in Hartlepool after a child fell unwell as non-essential shops reopened across the town.

Tuesday, 13th April 2021, 11:07 am
Middleton Grange shopping centre.
Middleton Grange shopping centre.

The North East Ambulance Service were called to Primark in Hartlepool’s Middleton Grange Shopping Centre at 10.51am on Monday, April 12 following reports that a child was unwell.

The child was taken to North Tees Hospital by an ambulance crew.

Non-essential shops welcomed back customers on Monday following months of lockdown restrictions.

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Shoppers queued for Primark in the Middleton Grange shopping centre in Hartlepool yesterday. Picture by Frank Reid

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A North East Ambulance spokesperson said: “We were called at 10.51am yesterday morning to reports of a child who was unwell in Primark at Hartlepool Middleton Grange Shopping Centre.

"We sent a rapid response paramedic and two ambulance crews before the patient was taken to North Tees Hospital.”

Hospitality with outdoor seating has also reopened, along with gyms and salons.

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