AMBULANCE crews and police were called to a serious medical emergency on Oxford's Cowley Road this afternoon.

Several paramedics were seen leaving the First Floor Restaurant & Bar shortly before 3.30pm.

Two police cars were stationed on the other side of the busy route, outside the Tesco Metro and Boots stores.

There had earlier been three ambulances in total at the scene.

A South Central Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "This was a serious medical emergency we were called to and we don’t provide any further information in such instances."

Thames Valley Police has also been contacted for comment.