Police called to incident on Sunderland bridge

Wearmouth Bridge.
Wearmouth Bridge.
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Police are dealing with an incident on a Sunderland bridge,

Officers are in attendance after being called to the Wearmouth bridge earlier this afternoon.

A police spokes woman said: "We have an incident on Monkwearmouth Bridge.

"Officers are at the scene at the moment."

She would not confirm the nature of the incident, or whether anybody had climbed onto the bridge.