Woman who sparked safety concerns on Wearmouth Bridge in Sunderland is safe and well

A woman who sparked concerns for her safety after being spotted on the Wearmouth Bridge is safe and well.

Friday, 2nd September 2016, 2:41 pm
Updated Friday, 2nd September 2016, 4:31 pm
Wearmouth Bridge in Sunderland.

One lane on the southbound side of the road was closed to traffic while police spoke to the woman at around 12.30pm, today.

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The fire service were also in attendance.

A Northumbria Police spokesman said: ““At 12.30pm today we received a report of concern for a female on Wearmouth Bridge in Sunderland.

“The woman is now safe and well.”