Breaking: Woman Successfully Talked Down from Railway Bridge in Winchester

breaking woman successfully talked down from railway bridge in winchester

After a four hour stand off with a distress woman with a woman sat on a parapet of a railway bridge in the middle of Winchester city centre Police have successfully talked the woman into coming down, just after 4.20pm the woman was helped by a British transport Police officer down using a ladder. The distressed woman had spent much of the morning shouting at police after they where called after concerns for her welfare.

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Specialist Police negotiators have spent many hours trying to engage with the bare footed woman who is in her thirties.

Officers have now successfully got the woman to a place of safety.

A spokeswoman for British Transport Police said its officers were sent to the scene after a call was made at 11.34am.