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.