Emergency services called to aid of man on Wearmouth bridge

A man has been brought to safety from Sunderland’s Wearmouth Bridge.

Friday, 9th August 2019, 12:55 pm
Updated Friday, 9th August 2019, 4:09 pm

Police officers and Sunderland Coastguard Rescue Team responded to calls of concern for a man on Thursday, August 8 at around 9pm. He has been brought to safety.

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A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “Shortly after 9pm yesterday (Thursday), police received a report of concern for a male on Wearmouth Bridge, Sunderland.

“Officers attended and the male was brought to safety. He was referred to specialist support services.”