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Woman brought to safety after alert on Wearmouth Bridge

The emergency services were called to the Wearmouth Bridge earlier today.
The emergency services were called to the Wearmouth Bridge earlier today.

A woman is in the care of the police after concerns were raised for her welfare on the Wearmouth Bridge.

Officers from Northumbria Police were called to the bridge just before noon today after reports expressing concern for the woman.

In incident took minutes to resolve, with the woman now safe and in the care of police.

The Samaritans can be called free on 116 123 24-hours a day and emailed via jo@samaritans.org.