Police closed road near Sheffield Wednesday ground amid concerns for man on bridge

A road near Sheffield Wednesday’s ground was closed by the police over concerns for the safety of a man on a bridge.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 23 April, 2019, 16:41
Police closed Herries Road, near Sheffield Wednesday's ground, over fears for a man on a bridge (Pic: Sheffield Now)

Officers were alerted to a man on the bridge over Herries Road at around 7pm last night.

They blocked the road in both directions along with nearby Wordsworth Avenue while officers talked to the man.

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South Yorkshire Police said: “The man left the area of his own accord and the roads reopened after around 40 minutes.”