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Police search for Tyne Bridge leap man

Category: England

Published: 31st Dec 2011 23:33:35

A major search is under way following reports that a man has jumped from the Tyne Bridge in Newcastle.

Police were alerted at about 21:40 GMT after a member of the public reported seeing a man jump into the water.

A helicopter, a fire and rescue service launch and the ambulance service are searching for the man.

The landmark Tyne Bridge spans the river close to Newcastle's Quayside area - one of the busiest centres of night life in the city.

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BBC News, 2011. Police search for Tyne Bridge leap man [Online] (Updated 31st Dec 2011)
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