Man taken to hospital following suicide attempt in Portsmouth

A MAN has been taken to hospital after attempting to take his life earlier this evening.

Friday, 2nd February 2018, 8:46 pm
Updated Friday, 2nd February 2018, 8:58 pm
All emergency services were on the scene

All three emergency services were called to the car park by Southsea Model Village at 6.15pm after reports of a failed suicide attempt.

Eastney Esplanade was closed for an hour while the emergency services attended the incident.

A spokesman from Southsea Fire Station said: ‘The male had made an attempt on his life, and was treated at the scene by the ambulance crew.

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‘He has since been taken to hospital.’

The man’s current situation is unknown at this time.