Bridge rescue

POLICE were called to the new Taw Bridge on Saturday night following reports that a woman was on the wrong side of the railings and threatening to jump into the river. Officers, assisted by a member of the public, hung on to the woman and attempted to per

POLICE were called to the new Taw Bridge on Saturday night following reports that a woman was on the wrong side of the railings and threatening to jump into the river.Officers, assisted by a member of the public, hung on to the woman and attempted to persuade her to climb back.Eventually, they were able to drag her to safety and the 18-year-old was taken to North Devon District Hospital.


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