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Eyewitnesses report hearing lots of shouting followed by the scene of a man being laid out on the ground on the corner of Paris Street and Sidwell Street, in Exeter yesterday. Police are describing this as a violent arrest.
The man was taken into custody where it's believed he collapsed and was taken to the Royal Devon and Exeter hospital. He is described as being in a serious condition.
Eyewitness John Hunt spoke to our reporter Seth Conway.
Devon and Cornwall Police are to be investigated by the Independent Police Complaints Commission. It follows the arrest of a man in the centre of Exeter yesterday. He was later taken ill and is in a serious condition in hospital. The incident was referred to the IPCC by the police force.
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The Independent Police Complaints Commission is investigating an arrest made by Devon and Cornwall Police in Exeter on Wednesday.