Police stop traffic to help fear for welfare incident

The Orwell Bridge in Ipswich

The Orwell Bridge in Ipswich

Traffic was temporarily stopped across the Orwell Bridge in Ipswich this afternoon due to a fear for welfare incident.

Suffolk police were called to reports of concern for a person seen on the bridge at around 3pm.

Officers were required to stop eastbound traffic for a short time, but have since left the scene.