Emergency services called to reports of concern for man in Sunderland

Police cordoned off a section of Durham Road near Sunderland College following concerns for the welfare of a man.

Monday, 8th March 2021, 1:36 pm
Police were called to reports of concern for a man

Emergency services were called shortly before 11pm on Sunday, March 7, where officers were able to bring the man to safety and into the care of mental health professionals.

A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “Shortly before 11pm yesterday (Sunday) we received a report of concern for the welfare of a male in the Durham Road area of Sunderland.

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“Officers attended and the man was brought to safety. He was left in the care of mental health professionals.”

The road was cordoned off to traffic while emergency services attended.

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