Emergency services called to woman on wrong side of railings on Wearmouth Bridge

Police confirm that the road and bridge did not need to be closed.

Sunday, 11th August 2019, 4:31 pm
Updated Monday, 12th August 2019, 1:56 am
Wearmouth Bridge

Northumbria Police and Sunderland Coast Guard attended Wearmouth Bridge in Sunderland due to a female on the wrong side of the railings at around noon on Sunday, August 11.

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A Northumbria Police spokesperson confirmed that the road was not closed and the incident only lasted a few minutes.

If you want to speak to someone, Sunderland Samaritans can be contacted on 116 123, which is free from any phone.