Nightclub evacuated in UK, 40 people treated by paramedics after suspected tear gas sprayed The Cameo nightclub in Bournemouth, UK was evacuated after suspected tear gas was released, causing some revelers to complain of itchy eyes and shortness of breath. Forty people were treated by paramedics.
Dorset police said in a statement to that they received a report that some type of irritant, possibly CS spray, had been released within the nightclub in the early hours of Saturday morning.
The premises were subsequently evacuated and 40 people were treated by paramedics at the scene. One person was taken to the hospital as a precaution.
Police found no evidence of any substance that posed an ongoing risk to the public during a search of the building. However, the investigation is continuing.
Videos posted on social media show chaotic scenes as hundreds of clubbers attending the freshers event gather outside amid a large emergency presence.