Woman brought to safety from Sunderland bridge

Police, firefighters and the Sunderland lifeboat were mobilised last night amid fears for the safety of a woman on Wearmouth Bridge.

Wednesday, 11th January 2017, 10:30 am
Updated Wednesday, 11th January 2017, 10:41 am
Wearmouth Bridge

A Northumbria Police spokeswoman said: "At 11.30pm, police received a report of concern for a woman on the wrong side of the railings on Wearmouth Bridge.

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"Officers attended and spoke to the woman, in her 20s, and she was subsequently brought to safety."