Serious incident at Hamerton Zoo in Cambridgeshire

The Hamerton Zoo Park has been closed for the day following what police describe as a ‘serious incident’ 

Police and the Air Ambulance responded the Zoo moments later visitors were evacuated and the park. 

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Constabulary said: “We were called around 11.15 to reports of a serious incident at Hamerton Park.

“Officers attended the scene along with ambulance crews and MAGPAS [air ambulance

The zoo is a 25-acre wildlife park that has about 500 animals including monkeys, cheetahs, raccoons, sloth and a collection of Malaysian tigers and white tigers