Woman arrested after Newport Bridge leap threat

South Wales Argus: Picture supplied by @a_patti (Angelo Patti) Picture supplied by @a_patti (Angelo Patti)

POLICE have arrested a woman under the mental health act after reports of an attempt to jump off Newport Bridge.

A Gwent Police spokesman said the force received reports a woman was attempting to jump off the city centre bridge at 12.10 today.

Officers attended and arrested a 35-year-old woman from Newport under the mental health act.

She was in police custody this afternoon.


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