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Emergency services at Ipswich's Woodlands Unit after reports of a patient on its roof




Emergency services were at a mental health unit attached to one of Suffolk's major hospitals after reports of a patient on its roof.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue were called to the Woodlands Unit at Ipswich Hospital in Heath Road at 11.35am today to reports of a 25-year-old man was on the roof.

Ambulance crews from the East of England Ambulance Service and officers from Suffolk Police were on the scene and firefighters called a stop time of 1.22pm.

Emergency services were at a mental health unit attached to one of Suffolk's major hospitals after reports of a patient on its roof.
Emergency services were at a mental health unit attached to one of Suffolk's major hospitals after reports of a patient on its roof.

A police spokesman told Suffolk News: "We were called at 11.26am to Woodlands Unit/Ipswich Hospital to a report of a male patient on the roof."

The mental health unit is on the same site as Ipswich Hospital, but is separate and is run by the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust.

The Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust have been contacted for comment.

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