A Sainsbury's superstore in Ipswich was closed on Thursday evening while emergency services attended a serious incident. 

Police and paramedics, including the air ambulance, were called to the supermarket in Hadleigh Road at about 2.50pm on Thursday

Ipswich Star: Air ambulance in IpswichAir ambulance in Ipswich (Image: Ivone Machado)

A spokeswoman for Sainsbury's said: "Our Hadleigh Road Superstore was temporarily closed to support the emergency services.

"We will reopen as soon as possible and are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.”

A Suffolk police spokeswoman confirmed that officers were at the scene and the car park was also closed off. 

The East of England Ambulance Service has been approached for a comment.