Woman 'brought down safely' from bridge near Sheffield city centre

A woman was brought down safely from a bridge near Sheffield city centre after concerns for her wellbeing prompted a huge police response.

By Robert Cumber
Tuesday, 19th November 2019, 6:44 pm
Updated Tuesday, 19th November 2019, 6:53 pm

Officers were called to the bridge at Park Square Roundabout, beside Sheffield Parkway, yesterday at 5.13pm, following reports of concern for the 46-year-old woman.

A number of police vehicles attended the scene, where officers remained in place for well over an hour, and trams had to be suspended.

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Police on Sheffield Parkway, near Park Square Roundabout

A spokeswoman for South Yorkshire Police today said: “The bridge was closed while officers responded to the incident. The woman was brought down safely.”

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