Man led away from Gosport bridge by police after concerns for his welfare

POLICE have successfully led a man away from a bridge in Gosport.

Thursday, 21st February 2019, 8:59 am
Updated Thursday, 21st February 2019, 10:04 am
Police successfully led the man away from Haslar Bridge in Gosport, after responding to a report of concern for his welfare

Officers were called to Haslar Bridge at 6.36pm yesterday after concerns were raised for the man’s welfare. 

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Coastguard rescue teams from Hill Head and Portsmouth and Southsea, and the Gosport and Fareham Inshore Rescue Service, were also called to the scene. 

A spokesman for Hampshire police confirmed officers were able to lead the man away from the bridge. 

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