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'CS spray' set off in Bournemouth nightclub

'CS spray' set off in Bournemouth nightclub

Cameo was evacuated after suspected CS spray was set off at about 02:00 BST
Suspected CS spray was set off inside a nightclub leaving 40 people struggling to breathe and with itchy eyes.The irritant, which has not been identified, was released inside Cameo in Fir Vale Road, Bournemouth, at about 02:00 BST, police said.The club was evacuated and paramedics treated 40 people, including one who was taken to hospital as a precaution.Officers searched the venue and found no evidence of any substance which posed a continuing risk to the public.Student Josh Wilde, 20, who was in the club at the time, said: "It was so sudden - everyone spontaneously started to cough, and their eyes were itching - something had been let off.
"People were shocked but quite calm as we were ushered out."It wasn't until we got outside and saw the sheer number of police and emergency vehicles that we realised just how serious it was."
The club was evacuated and paramedics treated 40 people
About 2,000 people were in the club at the time, police said.Rapper Yungen had been performing at the club as part of an event to mark freshers' week.He tweeted: "Everyone that just come to see me in Bournemouth as I'm sure all of you could see the police shut off my mic without saying anything mid performance because apparently someone sprayed pepper spray... I hope everyone's safe".Police said revellers complained of shortness of breath and itchy eyes.A spokeswoman said: "Following a decision by management of the premises to evacuate, around 40 people were treated by the ambulance service for minor effects."
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