Distressed woman led from Wigan bridge

A distressed woman was led to safety by the emergency services after an incident on a Wigan bridge.

Tuesday, 7th December 2021, 3:13 pm
Police were joined by a fire crew and paramedics at the scene

Police, paramedics and a fire crew were all called to Stadium Way near to the DW Stadium at 7.50pm on Monday (December 6) after receiving reports of concern for the welfare of a female on one of the bridges crossing the waterways there.

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A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Police said: "The woman and was later taken to the hospital for appropriate care and support."

The other 999 teams, who had been summoned as a precaution, were stood down without, happily, being needed.

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