Woman talked down from 'Suicide Bridge' by police

A WOMAN was talked down from Archway Bridge today, police have confirmed. The drama unfolded at 12.30pm when the woman, who has not been identified, was spotted standing on the edge of what has become known in the area as Suicide Bridge . Police officers

A WOMAN was talked down from Archway Bridge today, police have confirmed.

The drama unfolded at 12.30pm when the woman, who has not been identified, was spotted standing on the edge of what has become known in the area as 'Suicide Bridge'.

Police officers attended the scene and spoke to the woman, persuading her to come back to safety.

A spokeswoman said: "She was compliant throughout and indicated she wished to be brought through the barrier to safety."


You may also want to watch:


She was handcuffed to the barrier in order to secure her while firefighters brought her in and she was later taken to hospital by ambulance.

For the full report read next week's Ham&High.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus