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Itchen Bridge closed by police
12:41pm Wednesday 1st January 2014 in News
POLICE closed the Itchen Bridge today to stop a man jumping from it.
Trained police officers were called in to negotiate with the man after a worried member of the public contacted the police.
The bridge was closed from 7.15am to 8.15am as the 29-year-old man was talked down from jumping.
He was then taken by ambulance to Southampton General Hospital to be checked over.
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