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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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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