Police incident on York bridge
A police incident took place on a York bridge at the height of rush hour this evening (Tuesday).
Several police vehicles were called to Lendal Bridge at around 5pm.
An ambulance also attended.
A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “We were called with a report of a woman in distress on Lendal Bridge at 4.45pm today.
“Officers attended and she was taken to a medical facility for treatment.”
One carriageway of the bridge was blocked by the police operation for a time, but traffic is now flowing freely again.
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