Woman brought to safety from Sunderland bridge

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

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