Police rush to Sheffield bridge after 'man seen swimming in River Don'

Emergency services were forced to rush to The Wicker yesterday after residents saw a man swimming in the river.

Saturday, 10th March 2018, 12:46 pm
Updated Saturday, 10th March 2018, 12:50 pm
Lady's Bridge - Picture: Alicia Thompson

Police rushed to Lady's Bridge at around 12.45pm on Friday after residents reported seeing a man swimming in the River Don.

Eye-witnesses said officers were 'frantically' looking into the river as ambulances pulled up on the street.

Lady's Bridge - Picture: Alicia Thompson

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Motorists reported delays on the street as emergency services blocked the road to respond to the incident.

South Yorkshire Police have been contacted for a comment.

More to follow.

Lady's Bridge - Picture: Alicia Thompson