THE GREAT North Air Ambulance was called out to Workington on Tuesday evening.

The service responded to an emergency call from its base in Langwathby at 6.12pm.

It landed in the Moorclose area of the town 20 minutes later.

The crew included a doctor and two paramedics.

A spokesman for the Great North Air Ambulance Service said: "This was due to an incident in Workington.

"It was reported as a medical incident.

"The North West Ambulance Service were also on the scene.

"The crew were stood down on arrival."

The nature of the incident is unknown.

Last year the service made 1,160 call-outs.

It also reported that it cost £5.£m to run in 2019.

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