Teenage girl in jump threat from Sunderland bridge

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A TEENAGE girl threatened to jump from Wearmouth Bridge.

It happened at about 11.15pm on Monday when the 13-year-old was found on the wrong side of the railings.

Fire crews and police officers rushed to the scene to try and talk the girl down.

She was eventually brought to safety and a spokeswoman for Northumbria Police said she was checked over by paramedics.