Person brought to safety from wrong side of Sunderland bridge railings
A person who sparked an emergency service alert when they were spotted on the wrong side of a bridges railings has been brought to safety.
Police and Sunderland Coastguard Rescue Team were called to the Wearmouth Bridge just before 1pm after concerns were raised.
A spokesman for the Coastguard team said: "As our officers arrived on scene the person had been brought to safety and into the care of the police."
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