A man in his 40s is being treated in hospital after suffering cardiac arrest and being found unconscious in Trowbridge Park.

Emergency services were called this morning at 7.52am by a passer-by after the man was found unconscious on a path.

Paramedics were on the scene within minutes and administered emergency first aid to restore a heartbeat and breathing in the man.

The patient was taken by ambulance to Bath's Royal United Hospital and is understood to have been bleeding profusely from the nose.

Police attended and cordoned off an area from the park's bandstand to Polebarn Road as they investigated the scene but are satisfied that no crime has taken place.

A police spokesman said: "A male was found collapsed in Trowbridge park this morning at approximately 7.45am.  He was treated in situ by paramedics and has been taken to hospital.  He continues to receive medical treatment.
The incident is believed to be a medical incident and it is not being treated as a crime."