Catterick Garrison cinema closed tonight after medical incident

Empire Cinema at Catterick Garrison. Photo: Thomas Nugent.

The Empire Cinema in Catterick Garrison has closed temporarily this evening following an incident.

It is understood a woman fell ill during a showing of Toy Story this afternoon.

Police and paramedics were called to the cinema.

Other members of the audience were moved to a different screen while the woman was treated.

An audience member said: “It was a very serious situation and the staff handled it very well.”

A spokesperson for the cinema confirmed the cinema was shut due to unforeseen circumstances.