Bravery award for Roker boys

Two young boys who ran for help after their mum suffered an epileptic fit at home in Roker have been rewarded for their bravery by North East Ambulance Service. Jack Burnell Brewis, aged 7, and his four-year-old brother Jamie were getting ready for school on 20 October when their mum suffered an epileptic fit and fell to the floor. After finding her fitting, Jack took his brother’s hand, found the keys for the house and the pair ran outside for help. A neighbour rang 999 and looked after the boys ...