MORE details have been released about an incident that led to the temporary closure of a bank yesterday.

Barclays on High Row, Darlington closed its doors on Wednesday morning after a customer was taken ill. 

Paramedics were called to the scene. The bank was opened a short while later.

A bank spokeswoman apologised for any inconvenience caused as a result.

On Thursday, the North East Ambulance service added: “We were called to High Row in Darlington at around 10.15am to reports of a patient unconscious.

"CPR was in progress at the scene. We dispatched two resources.”