Police officers talk man down from North Bridge

North Bridge
North Bridge

Police officers talked down a man from North Bridge yesterday (Tuesday) after he climbed over the railings and onto the ledge.

Officers were called to the bridge at 6pm after they received reports concerning the safety of the man.

The surrounding roads were closed for public safety as police spent two hours at the scene.

At 8pm they managed to talk the man down and he was taken to hospital for a medical assessment.