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Coastguard called after concerns for person on Orwell Bridge

PUBLISHED: 21:25 08 October 2020 | UPDATED: 21:46 08 October 2020

The coastguard has been called to the Orwell Bridge  Picture: CHARLOTTE BOND

The coastguard has been called to the Orwell Bridge Picture: CHARLOTTE BOND

Charlotte Bond

The coastguard have been called after there were concerns for the safety of a person on the Orwell Bridge.

The police were initially called to reports of a female on the bridge shortly before 7pm this evening.

They attended the scene to find a person who later safely left the bridge with officers.

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As a precaution, the police called the coastguard at Felixstowe who also attended the scene.

The A14 was also closed for a short period of time while the police dealt with the incident.

The scene has since been cleared and the road has now reopened.

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