Main road in Chesterfield reopens after man threatened to jump from bridge

Police are at the scene.
Police are at the scene.

Police have successfully talked down a man who was threatening to jump from a bridge in Chesterfield.

Officers were called at 9.30am to say there was a man on the wrong side of the railings of the bridge which connects Queen's Park to the town centre.

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By 11.50am, the man had been brought to safety.

Markham Road was closed during the incident but it is now open again.

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