A Bucks man is searching for the person who helped to save his life after he suddenly suffered a cardiac arrest outside a pub.

Julian Penge suffered a sudden cardiac arrest outside The Royal Saracens Head pub in Beaconsfield on Thursday, August 10, causing him to collapse on the pavement and hit his head.

He told the BBC that he has no memory of the incident but credits his survival to a fellow patron who resuscitated him before he was carried by air ambulance to the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford.

Mr Penge has now put signs in the windows of The Saracens Head in the hopes of tracking down the person who saved his life.

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Alongside wanting to personally thank the good Samaritan who came to his aid, Mr Penge said other customers had also helped to put pressure on the wound and shield him from the sun using an umbrella.

He said he wanted to buy a drink for the person who administered CPR to him, describing himself as “very, very lucky” that they knew the resuscitation technique, and adding: “Obviously I may have ruined their meal, so I’d be happy to buy them a meal as well.”