Police help man down from Orwell Bridge

POLICE were called last night to assist a man who had been spotted on the Orwell Bridge.

At just after 9pm officers, along with representatives from other emergency services including the Coastguard, were sent to the bridge.

A police spokesman said: “Police were contacted shortly after 9pm on Thursday following concerns for the welfare of a man seen on the Orwell Bridge.

“Officers arrived and found a man who was suffering from the effects of alcohol. He is now receiving specialist treatment.”

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