Emergency services called to incident on Sunderland bridge

Police and the coastguard were called to Sunderland's Wearmouth Bridge tonight where a young woman was on the wrong side of the railings.

By Sue Kirby
Wednesday, 27 February, 2019, 19:21
Wearmouth Bridge.

A spokesman for Sunderland Coastguard Rescue Team said they were called at around 7.20pm.

He said: "As we arrived on scene the police were engaging with the casualty. After a short time the casualty returned to the correct side of the railings and into the care of Northumbria Police."

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In the case of any coastal emergency call 999 and ask for the coastguard.