Bingo carries on after woman collapses

BINGO fan Lee Barber today said was left "stunned and disgusted" when a game carried on at an Ipswich bingo hall after a woman collapsed and stopped breathing.

By Jessica Nicholls

BINGO fan Lee Barber today said was left "stunned and disgusted" when a game carried on at an Ipswich bingo hall after a woman collapsed and stopped breathing.

The 34-year-old train driver also claims he would have scooped the £500 top prize if he had continued ticking off his card and not rushed to the aid of the woman.

But instead of carrying on with the game Mr Barber, of Oulton Road, Ipswich, jumped to his feet and demanded it be stopped so an elderly woman could receive treatment.


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However to his dismay, the caller at the Mecca Bingo hall on Lloyds Avenue told him he had to carry on as it was "company policy" to finish the £500 jackpot house bingo game.

See tonight's Evening Star for full story…

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