Ambulance called to bookies

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A MAN was taken to hospital after collapsing in a city centre bookmakers.

An ambulance was called to the Coral bookies on Reform Street at around 4.30pm yesterday following reports of a medical emergency.

Witnesses described seeing a man being carried out of the store on a stretcher and loaded into an ambulance.

Police were also in attendance.

An eyewitness said: “Police were coming in and out of the shop with blue forensic gloves on while the paramedics went in with a stretcher.

“They were only in there for a minute or so before they came back out with a man on a stretcher.”

Police Scotland confirmed their attendance at the incident.

A spokeswoman said officers were called to assist the Scottish Ambulance Service with a “medical matter”.

It is understood a man in his 40s was taken to Ninewells Hospital for treatment.