Man rushed to hospital after cardiac arrest at Purley leisure centre

The man has been taken to Croydon University Hospital

The man has been taken to Croydon University Hospital

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A man has been rushed to hospital after suffering cardiac arrest at Purley Leisure centre.

London Ambulance Service were called to the centre on High Street, Purley, just before 11.20am, to reports of a person unwell.

An ambulance crew and a single responder in a car were sent to the scene.

A spokeswoman for LAS said: "Our staff treated one patient a 73-year-old man who was in cardiac arrest.

"He was taken as a priority to Croydon University Hospital."

A spokesman for the leisure centre refused to comment.

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