Orwell Bridge closed following reports of woman on bridge

PUBLISHED: 11:58 30 June 2016 | UPDATED: 11:58 30 June 2016

A tractor broke down just after the Orwell Bridge.

A tractor broke down just after the Orwell Bridge.

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The Orwell Bridge was closed for a short time this morning because of a police incident.

The bridge was closed in both directions at around 11am, following multiple calls that a woman was on the bridge.

Police tried to engage with the woman and she was detained under the Mental Health Act.

The road was reopened at 11.15am.

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